What does registering my interest mean?

By registering your interest you will have an exclusive chance to sign up for the 2019 Brighton Marathon when entries reopen. Only people who sign up to the registered interest list will have the opportunity to purchase a general entry when we reopen.

By registering my interest am I guaranteed an entry into the Brighton Marathon?

No, you will not be guaranteed an entry in Brighton Marathon. By registering your interest you will have the opportunity to purchase a general entry when entries reopen at 8am on Tuesday October 22nd. Places will be limited.

What period will the register your interest be open?

Register your interest will be open from Tuesday 10th September until Sunday 20th October at 10pm.

How do I register my interest, do I have to pay anything?

To register your interest for your chance to secure a place in the reopening of the Brighton Marathon entries, please visit this page and click to 'register your interest'. No payment is needed; you will only be asked to pay when we reopen entries and if you are successful in getting one of the limited entries.

Is it a ballot?

No. Entries will open on 22nd October 2019 and you will receive an email with information and instructions on how to enter 24 hours ahead of entries opening. Places will be first come, first served.

How do I know if my 'register your interest' has been successful?

If you have completed the register your interest form you will receive an email confirming this, please check your spam and junk folders if you do not think you have received this.

When will I receive instructions of how to enter?

If you have completed the Register Your Interest form you will receive an email with your entry information and instructions on Monday 21st October. If you haven’t received your entry information by 5pm on that day, please don’t worry. Simply email the team at [email protected] and someone will be in touch with your registration information on either that day or the morning of entries opening, first thing.

How much will entries cost?

Entry price will be included in the email sent out 24 hours ahead of entries opening. You are not obliged to enter if you register your interest.

When will entries open?

Entries will open online, on Tuesday 22nd October at 8am BUT you must have registered your interest prior to this in order to receive your unique entry information for a chance to secure a place when they open.

Why do you close entries and then reopen them?

Entries close in the early summer to allow our charities an exclusive period to recruit people to run for them and raise much needed funds.

I'm having problems entering with my code

Everyone who registers their interest will be sent a unique entry code by email on Monday 21st October, ahead of entries opening on Tuesday 22nd October at 8am. You must use this code  upon accessing the registration form to be able to enter. You will only be able to use this code once.

I secured a Brighton Marathon entry in the reopening; can I have a refund on my BM10k place?

If you already have a BM10k place but have managed to secure a marathon entry in the reopening, please contact us at [email protected] and we will arrange to refund your 10k entry fee to you.

Can I defer my entry to the following year?

If you purchased an entry in the reopening you are able to defer your entry. Information on deferrals is available here: https://www.brightonmarathonweekend.co.uk/deferrals/ 

I can no longer take part; can I receive a refund?

If you entered the marathon during the reopening period, you have 2 weeks from date of entry to request a refund.