England Athletics registered athletes can now apply for a guaranteed entry into the 2017 Brighton Marathon with either a 'Club Runner entry' or 'Elite Club runner entry'. Club Runner entries are limited per club according to the number of first claim registered members, and are charged at £69.50, whereas athletes who have achieved certain performances can apply for a free entry.
The Brighton Marathon Weekend is a three-day running event comprising the marathon, the BM10k, the Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races and the exciting Event Village. Renowned for its buzzing atmosphere and roaring crowd support, the marathon course winds through the city streets, finishing up on the spectacular Brighton seafront. The Brighton Marathon was founded by former international athlete Tim Hutchings and by former Brighton club athlete, Tom Naylor with the first running of the race taking place on 18th April 2010.
The 2017 event will take place on Sunday 9th April and is set to be the largest yet with over 12,000 expected to take part.
England Athletics Club Runner Entry
Entry into the Brighton Marathon costs £69.50, and entries can be applied for by your club secretary. If you are interested in entering the Brighton Marathon via the England Athletics Club entry please speak to your club secretary. The event will only accept requests to enter from club secretaries.
For more information please see www.brightonmarathon.co.uk/england-athletics-club-entry
British Elite Club Runners
For the 2017 Brighton Marathon will not be inviting International Athletes to take part and will be focussing our efforts on British athletes only.
Athletes who have previously achieved certain performances and are looking for the opportunity to run a fast marathon time, will be given the opportunity to take part for free and receive accommodation and reasonable travel expenses.
Prizes will now only be offered for British athletes, clubs and Masters.
For more information on the Brighton Marathon qualifying times and prize structure, please see www.brightonmarathon.co.uk/british-elite-club-runners.
Don't forget that the Brighton Marathon also forms part of our series of target events for Masters. See www.englandathletics.org/masters-age-group-athletes-to-represent-england-at-marathon to register your interest or www.englandathletics.org/athletes/england-athletics-team/road-running/england-age-group-marathon for more details.