Participants with disabilities

We believe that sport and activity should be accessible for all, which is why our dedicated team supports people with a huge range of disabilities to take part in the Brighton Marathon.

If you require assistance with our online entry system or have any questions, please email us and we'll be happy to help.

Take Part

All entrants must be 18 or over on Marathon Day. To receive a finisher’s medal, you must complete the event by the official cut-off time.

Handbikes, trikes, skates, inline skates such as Rollerblade, skateboards, scooters or any geared or motorised device may not be used.

You can use the following wheeled equipment or device:

  • Standard day chairs/wheelchairs with a maximum width of 95cm and length of 2.20m (entered into the mass participation event) – a FreeWheel attachment may be also used.
  • Race Runners - but please email us first if you wish to use one of these
  • Crutches, frames or walkers that are not motorised or geared.


If you need a battery-operated robotic exoskeleton, such as ReWalk, you can now use this to complete the Brighton Marathon. A team of four helpers can also join you for the event, with a maximum of two helpers allowed on the course with you at any one time. Please email us for more information.

Just Can't Wait Toilet Card

If you have a bladder or bowel condition, a Just Can’t Wait Toilet Card explains you have a medical condition and need urgent access to a toilet. The card issued by the Bladder and Bowel Community can be downloaded here for free. From that page, you can also purchase a plastic card.


If you have secured a place and would like to request a waiver of the cut-off time for medical purposes, or if you would like to use a Race Runner or similar equipment, please email your request to us. Ensure you outline your request and reasons. Applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. We look forward to hearing from you.

On Event Day, we also have the following support:


There are RevoLOOtion Mobiloos at the start and finish. The toilet and changing facility is manned and available for disabled participants

Quiet space

If the crowds and noise are overwhelming and you need a calming and soothing spot, we also provide a quiet space at the finish for neurodivergent participants.

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