Race Day

The event takes place on Sunday 14 April 2019, at 9.45am in Preston Park.

Confirmation Email

When you signed up you received a confirmation email containing a QR code, confirming your place. Please keep this safe and file it, as you will need it to collect your Race Pack. It will also be re-sent before the event – this will be from ‘Grounded Events Company’.

If you need to change your details on your entry, please log back in here with the email and password you used to sign up and amend as necessary: myevents.active.com 

Race Pack Collection

All participants in the Brighton Marathon must collect their Race Packs from the Event Village on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 April 2019.

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Participant Instructions

All participants will be sent a full and detailed guide to taking part in the event, in the weeks preceding the event. It will also be available to view here when published.

Start Map

Please see the start map for layout of Preston Park, start corrals and all facilities here.

Course Map

The 2019 course map is now available to view and will also be included in your Participant Instructions closer to the event. The course will remain largely the same as in 2018, with only minor amends likely.

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Runner Emails

Starting in September, we send all participants regular e-newsletters. These contain helpful training advice articles as well as event updates on a range of topics including essential information such as Participant Instructions, maps, event status, travel, park & ride and medical information. We advise that all participants receive these but you can opt out from them if you wish. If you do opt out and decide you would like to opt back in, please email office@brightonmarathon.co.uk

If you missed out on any previous emails, you can find them all here.


Please make sure you plan your travel well in advance for stress-free experience and so that you are ready for Race Day.

Click below for advice on buses, trains and taxis, including a special coach transfer deal from Central London with Zip Travel.

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If you need accommodation for the Brighton Marathon Weekend, we recommend you book in advance to secure a room at the best rates as the city gets very busy over event weekend.

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Park and Ride

Booking for park and ride will open on March 7th 2019. Spaces are sold on a first come, first served basis.

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Mobile App

The mobile app will provide users with an interactive course map for tracking runners on the course, spectator information, results, the Participant Instructions, FAQs and more. Please note that your runner number will not be added until you have collected your Race Pack from the Event Village.

Medical Advice

Your safety and wellbeing is of the utmost importance to us.

No matter your experience or ability, please take time to read our medical advice before you begin your training. It’s important to not only assess your physical ability, but to find out more about energy supplements, fluids, fuel and whether any medications may have an impact on your training.

We want to get you to the finish line safely and sensibly.

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If you would like more information on deferring your 2019 place or had a 2018 place and deferred please click here.


For any other questions, you should be able to find what you need in our FAQs