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Brighton Marathon 2021

Set to the stunning backdrop of the Sussex coast, Brighton is home to the second largest marathon in the UK. Run for Team St Barnabas for free, with min sponsorship of £500, and make a difference with every step for families in Worthing and the local community.

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Mark Ward running the Brighton Marathon 2019

Be a marathon megastar and make a difference with Team St B in 2021!

Starting at the picturesque Preston Park, the Brighton Marathon takes in the vibrant streets of the city, the scenery of Ovingdean cliffs and Hove Gardens, and Brighton’s stunning seafront, to finish on Madeira Drive, where we’ll be waiting to celebrate your achievement with you.

Run for Team St Barnabas and help provide tailored care to each and every individual who needs it for as long as they need it, help families take a well-earned break and make isolated families feel less alone.

Join Team St Barnabas Today

Your entry to the Brighton Marathon 2021 is free as part of Team St Barnabas, with a minimum sponsorship of £500.

Already got your place

You can still join Team St Barnabas and use your Brighton Marathon place to make a real difference to local hospice care – now and in the future.

If you’d like to join us or find out more, get in touch with our Events Team.

Keeping you COVID safe

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 Brighton Marathon website for the latest information.

Being part of  Team St Barnabas

There may be a marathon task ahead, but we’re here to support you every step of your fundraising and training journey!

Supporting your fundraising:
Supporting your training:
  • Running Vest: A St Barnabas House running vest to wear with pride on the day and for all your training runs.
  • Virtual Coffee Catch Ups: Come and say hi. Meet us and other Team St Barnabas runners virtually over coffee and cake.
  • Training Runs: No matter your running level, we’ll be put on training runs to help you reach the distance.
  • Facebook Group: Sharing is caring. Join our St Barnabas runners group to chat and share stories, tips, and ideas.
  • Regular updates: full of training tips and nutritional advice.

Get in touch

If you have or are looking to get your own place in the Brighton Marathon and wish to run for St Barnabas, do let us know. We’d love to hear from you and support you all the way.

Contact our Events Team and we can send you a running vest and fundraising pack.

Brighton Marathon 2021: Race Day Info

The Brighton Marathon 2021 starts at 9:45am on Sunday 18 April, going from Preston Park to the Event Village on Madeira Drive. For all the latest details, check the Brighton Marathon 2021 website.

Brighton Marathon 2021 route map

Please note that this is the Brighton Marathon 2020 course map. The Brighton Marathon 2021 course map will be finalised early next year.

You can also see the 2020 start area map here too.

Brighton Marathon 2021 Course Map


Brighton Marathon 2021 road closures

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

Getting to Brighton Marathon 2021

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

Getting your Brighton Marathon 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.

We cannot wait to welcome you to Team St Barnabas for Brighton Marathon 2021!

Peter running Brighton Marathon