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ON YOUR MARKS! Brighton Half Marathon to take place on Sunday, February 26

Graham Robson February 10, 2023

The 33rd Brighton Half Marathon, organised by local HIV charity the Sussex Beacon, will take place on Sunday, February 26.

The race starts for runners at 9.30am on Madeira Drive before winding its way around some of Brighton’s most iconic sites including the Palace Pier, the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel, the Royal Pavilion, the West Pier, Brighton Marina, and the colourful Hove Beach Huts.

Ten-thousand runners, both beginners to the distance and seasoned half marathoners, will be taking to the streets of Brighton & Hove and absorbing the unique atmosphere of the race.

The Brighton Half Marathon race is organised by Brighton-based charity the Sussex Beacon, which provides specialist support and care for people living with HIV. The charity helps hundreds of people living with HIV in Sussex and the race is the charity’s largest annual event.

Full route details and information can be found on the event website here.

2024 event opening for entry soon

The 2024 event will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2024 and registration will be opening soon. Runners will be able to register on the website.