Registration opens for Brighton Half Marathon 2014

Besi Besemar April 23, 2013

Brighton Half MarathonThe Brighton Half Marathon 2014  was officially launched at the Seattle Hotel in Brighton Marina last night, Monday, April 23 and registration for the 2014 is now officially open.

The 2014 race will take place on Sunday, February 16, 2014, starting at 9 am on Madeira Drive on Brighton’s seafront with a total of 11,000 places available for runners.

Brighton Half Marathon

The Brighton Half Marathon, sold out in record time last year with all places gone by the end of September. The race is organised by and is the main fundraiser for The Sussex Beacon, a unique centre providing innovative services to meet the changing needs of people living with HIV.

Now in its 24th year, the Brighton Half Marathon is one of the longest established and most popular seafront road race events in the UK and the first major half marathon of the new year. Perfectly suited as a warm up for all spring marathons, the race has been growing steadily over the last couple of years, attracting local club runners as well as beginners and seasoned runners who want to take part in an iconic race on the South Coast.

Partners for the 2014 race confirmed so far include the Seattle Hotel, Visit Brighton, Brighton & Hove City Council and Studio57 Clinic.

Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Cllr Bill Randall with sponsors and supporters
Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Cllr Bill Randall with sponsors and supporters

The Mayor of Brighton and Hove Cllr Bill Randall was in attendance last night along with members of the press, media, Green Party, sponsors and representatives of this years official charities including The Sussex Beacon, WaterAid and Rise.

Event manager Paul Bond said:

“We are very excited to launch the 2014 race and to announce that registration is now open. The Brighton Half Marathon 2013 was a huge success with lots of positive feedback from the runners and everyone involved. We will be working on delivering an even bigger and better event in 2014 and on further improving the race day experience for runners and spectators.

“We expect that places will be selling faster than ever and are encouraging anyone wanting to be on the start line next February to sign up as soon as possible.”

A new website and new colour logo were unveiled at the launch event and registration officially opened for the 2014 race.

Entry costs £30 for affiliated runners and £32 for non-affiliated runners which includes a goody bag and a medal at the finish.

Charity packages are available. Any charities wanting to buy places should, CLICK HERE:

Or telephone: 01273 645697

To register for the race CLICK HERE:

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Or follow @BrightonHalf on Twitter.

Brighton Half Marathon