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BM10k 2021

Set along the stunning Sussex coast, the BM10k is part of the second largest running event in the UK. Join Team Chestnut on Sunday 12 September and make a difference with every step for local children’s hospice care.

Brighton Marathon runners
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Be a 10k champion and make a difference with Team Chestnut in 2021!

Starting at the picturesque Preston Park, the BM10k takes in the vibrant streets of the city, the historic Royal Pavilion and Brighton Pier, and Brighton’s stunning seafront, to finish on Madeira Drive, where we’ll be waiting to celebrate your achievement with you.

Run for Team Chestnut and help local children and families who know they don’t have long together have the chance to live life to the full and say goodbye in the way that is right for them.COVID-19 Promise

The organisers will have more details about their COVID safety measures as the event gets closer. We’ll look to share them here as we know more, but for now keep an eye on the BM10k website for the latest information.

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Running with Team Chestnut

Your entry to the BM10k 2021 is free as part of Team Chestnut, with a minimum sponsorship of £100

Your guaranteed Team Chestnut place comes with an exclusive Chestnut Tree House running vest to wear with pride on the day.

Already have your BM10k 2021 place? You can still join Team Chestnut to help make local children’s hospice care possible – now and in the future!

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Being part of Team Chestnut

There may be a 10k task ahead, but were here with you every step of the way, for your fundraising and training journey!

Supporting your fundraising:
Supporting your training:
  • Facebook Group: Sharing is caring. Join our Chestnut Tree House Run Group to chat and share stories, tips, and ideas.
  • Running Hub: Updated regularly, your Running Info Hub, covers everything from training tips to nutritional advice.
  • Strava Club: A Team Chestnut Running Club, where you can join events and training runs. Maybe find a running buddy too.
  • Training Runs: As the world opens up again, we’ll be looking to start hosting training runs again from July.

Ask for help

Tel: 01903 871820

Email: Events@stbh.org.uk

BM10k 2021: Race Day Info

BM10k 2021 route map

With an stunning seaside backdrop, Brighton is home to one of the best 10ks in the UK – note that this is the 2020 route map.

From Preston Park you’ll run round The Level before hitting the seafront via the beautiful Pavilion. Then it’s out past the iconic i360, before a nice flat run to the finish line on Madeira Drive.

BM10k 2021 Course Map

BM10k 2021 road closures

Road closures go from 5:30am to 4:00pm. Full details will be ready early 2021. Here is the BM10k 2020 road closure map.

Getting to BM10k 2021

Find more info about parking, travel, park & ride, bag-drops, toilet locations and water stops on the BM10k 2021 website.

Getting your BM10k 2021 race number

You’ll need to collect your race pack and race number from the Event Village on the Friday or Saturday ahead of the event.

What’s included in your challenge?

Along with the Running info hub, Team Chestnut run group, Strava club, and Training Runs above, you’ll also get:

  • Bespoke finishers medal (from event organisers)
  • Chestnut Tree House running vest (with charity place)
  • Team Chestnut cheer squads around the route
  • A Chestnut Tree hosted marque in the Event Village
  • Post race refreshments and sports massage

Where your money goes

£15 – Goes towards a child’s meal, tailored to their specific dietary needs.

£25 – Pays for an arts and crafts kit allowing children to bring out their creative side.

£50 – Means a family can spend a day together at Chestnut Tree House, taking part in a range of fun activities and making special memories.

£100 – Provides a day of care for a child at home, giving parents and siblings the chance to take a much-needed break.

£150 – Allows a family of four to benefit from an overnight stay in one of our Family Rooms whilst their child is cared for.


Volunteers are a big part of supporting our BM10k 2021 runners on the day. Would you, or someone you know be interested in volunteering? Get in touch, we want to hear from you!


We can’t wait to see you at the BM10k 2021. Go Team Chestnut!

Two Chestnut Tree House Marathon runners hugging at the end of the Brighton Marathon in 2018