Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve pulled together this list of FAQs, which we hope will answer any immediate questions you may have.

Why has London Marathon Events taken over the Brighton Marathon Weekend?

London Marathon Events (LME) wanted to save the Brighton Marathon as it is one of the largest marathons in the UK and raises substantial sums of money for charity each year. LME believes that the Brighton Marathon and associated events have the potential to inspire people of all ages and abilities to get involved and get active.

Are there any benefits to Brighton and Hove now London Marathon Events has taken over the Brighton Marathon Weekend?

Yes. A direct benefit of London Marathon Events (LME) taking over the Brighton Marathon and associated events is that organisations and projects that inspire activity in Brighton and Hove may receive funding from the London Marathon Foundation (formerly The London Marathon Charitable Trust), the parent charity of LME. Further details will be announced in due course. Read about the work of the London Marathon Foundation.

What are London Marathon Events' plans for the Brighton Marathon Weekend?

Following a successful 2023 Brighton Marathon Weekend, having taken over the event in December 2022, London Marathon Events plans to work closely with Brighton and Hove City Council and the community to develop the event to truly reflect the wonderful diversity of Brighton, and to inspire schools and community groups to get involved.

How do I enter the Brighton Marathon?

You can enter here.

How do I let you know if I need to update my details?

It's important we have up-to-date details for you. You can update your details via your participant dashboard, which you can access via your entry confirmation email from Let's Do This. If you cannot find this, please contact us with your full name, date of birth and updated details.

Can I take part with a support runner?

Yes. If you are visually impaired and need the assistance of a guide, or your disability and/or medical condition means you need a support runner, you can apply for a free place for them. Please get in touch with us outlining your request and the reasons for it.

How much does it cost to enter the Brighton Marathon?

The Brighton Marathon is £69.99.

Will I receive an Event Guide?

Yes, all participants will be emailed an official Event Guide no later than two weeks before the event. Your Event Guide will include all the information you need to know before, during and after your event.

Can I change my Brighton Marathon start time so I can run with a friend?

Yes, you are welcome to move back to a later starting wave. There is no need to tell us, you can just do this on the day. You cannot, however, move to an earlier starting wave.

Can I defer/transfer/refund my 2024 entry?

No, we do not offer a deferral, transfer or refund option for your entry. Please see our terms and conditions for more details.

How do I receive my Event Pack?

If you live in the UK, your Event Pack will be posted to you, so please check your contact details are accurate and up to date. If your pack does not arrive, or your address is wrong, you will be able to collect a replacement pack on Saturday 6 April in Brighton (more details will be shared nearer the event). If you live outside the UK, you'll need to collect your Event Pack on Saturday 6 April in Brighton – further details on how to do this will be shared nearer the event.

When and where does the Brighton Marathon start?

The Brighton Marathon will start in Preston Park, with the first wave setting off at around 09:45 (the exact time will be confirmed nearer the event). Full details, including your start time, will be emailed to you ahead of the event.

How do I enter the BM10K?

You can enter here.

How much does it cost to enter the BM10K?

The BM10K is £39.99.

Will I receive an Event Guide?

Yes, all participants will be emailed an official Event Guide no later than two weeks before the event. Your Event Guide will include all the information you need to know before, during and after your event.

Can I change my BM10K start time so I can run with a friend?

Yes, you are welcome to move back to a later starting wave. There is no need to tell us, you can just do this on the day. You cannot, however, move to an earlier starting wave.

Can I defer/transfer/refund my 2024 entry?

No, we do not offer a deferral, transfer or refund option for your entry. Please see our terms and conditions for more details.

Can I take part with a support runner?

Yes. If you are visually impaired and need the assistance of a guide, or your disability and/or medical condition means you need a support runner, you can apply for a free place for them. Please get in touch with us outlining your request and the reasons for it.

How do I receive my Event Pack?

If you live in the UK, your Event Pack will be posted to you, so please check your contact details are accurate and up to date. If your pack does not arrive, or your address is wrong, you will be able to collect a replacement pack on Saturday 6 April in Brighton (more details will be shared nearer the event). If you live outside the UK, you'll need to collect your Event Pack on Saturday 6 April in Brighton – further details on how to do this will be shared nearer the event.

How do I let you know if I need to update my details?

It's important we have up-to-date details for you. You can update your details via your participant dashboard, which you can access via your entry confirmation email from Let's Do This. If you cannot find this, please contact us with your full name, date of birth and updated details.

When and where does the BM10K start?

The BM10K starts at Hove Lawns, with the first wave setting off at around 09:00 (the exact time will be confirmed nearer the event). Full details, including your start time, will be emailed to you ahead of the event.

How much does it cost to enter the Brighton Marathon Weekend Brighton Miles?

The Brighton Marathon Weekend Brighton Miles is free to enter.

How do I enter the Brighton Marathon Weekend Brighton Miles?

The Brighton Marathon Weekend Brighton Miles event will return on Saturday 6 April 2024. You can enter here once registration opens.

How do I let you know if I need to update my details?

It's important we have up-to-date details for you. You can update your details via your participant dashboard, which you can access via your entry confirmation email from Let's Do This. If you cannot find this, please contact us with your full name, date of birth and updated details.

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