Over 12,000 runners take part in the marathon each April, enjoying a course that starts in Preston Park, snakes its way through the city centre, along the glorious seafront and finishes at the iconic Madeira Drive in front of thousands of cheering spectators.
The course bests for the men and women are well under 2hrs10min and 2:29, making it the second-fastest marathon in the UK. It is also the second-largest marathon in the UK and eighth-largest in Europe.
Since the first Brighton Marathon in 2010, the Brighton Marathon has grown dramatically to become the Brighton Marathon Weekend attracting larger numbers of runners and spectators each year to the city.
Date: 19th April 2020
Start time: TBC
Age: 18 years and over
Fundraising Target: £800
Entry deadline: 1st March 2020
Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding and makes a huge difference to young people living with thoughts of suicide – each £5 you raise can help pay for a life-saving call, text or email to HOPELINEUK.
What Happens Next?
Fill out the form *opposite* to be entered into our ballot for a place on The Manchester Marathon
Our fundraising team will be in touch with you to let you whether you have been successful or not within two weeks of submitting your ballot.
If you are successful in your ballot entry, you will receive:
Already have your own place?
That’s great news – you can still join Team PAPYRUS and raise vital funds for our life-saving services. There’s no minimum sponsorship amount, as you have purchased your own place, we just ask that you raise what you can and help save young lives! Email the team on firstname.lastname@example.org to let the team know, and you will receive a fundraising toolkit, running vest/t shirt and iron on letters.
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