Brighton Marathon 2024

Be a Brighton Marathon megastar with Team Chestnut in the UK's second-largest marathon!

Event details

The Brighton Marathon is back on Sunday 7 April 2024. Whether you’re looking to finish your first marathon, are pushing for a personal best, or just love the thrill of live runs, the Brighton Marathon’s buzzing atmosphere will keep you moving the whole way round.

Location: Preston Park, Brighton
When: Sunday 7th April 2024 at 9:45am
Event type: Runs
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Running makes you feel good. Crossing the line makes you feel invincible!

From the start line buzz in picturesque Preston Park to the finish line ecstasy along Brighton's stunning seafront, the Brighton Marathon will carry you through the vibrant city streets and across the panoramic vista of Ovingdean cliffs for a run you'll never forget.

💛 Registration fee: £25
💛 Minimum sponsorship: £500

Whatever your reason, your support means 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.

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More details about Brighton Marathon

Running makes you feel good. Crossing the line makes you feel invincible! From training runs to Strava running challenges, stay connected to get the most out of being part of Team Chestnut…

  • 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.

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

You need to be 18 years old on race day to take part in the Marathon, but don’t worry if you’re not able to race – you can always join in the Mini Mile Race at Preston Park.

You can find details about the race day on the Brighton Marathon website.

If you have a question about running and fundraising for Team Chestnut, please get in touch.

Make your exhilarating moment count!

From the buzz of start line to the thrill of the finish, you can make a difference with every step...


means a nurse can make a home visit to a child – providing some respite and support for the family


would provide an hour of fun and support at home for children with life-shortening conditions and their families


would give a child a few hours exploring their local community, while their families and carers take a well-earned break

Get your fundraising off with a bang on JustGiving

JustGiving pages are the easiest way to start fundraising, as you can set them up quickly, share them across social media immediately (even connect it to Strava), and monies come directly to Chestnut Tree.

Set up your JustGiving page today

Brighton Marathon route map

With a stunning seaside backdrop, Brighton is home to one of the best marathons in the UK.

From Preston Park you’ll hit the seafront and head out to Ovingdean, before coming back through the city to the Portslade. Re-joining the promenade at Hove, it’s a flat run to the finish on Madeira Drive.

Brighton Marathon 2022 route map