Fundraising News

Vitality Brighton Half Marathon 2016 registration closes soon

Graham Robson August 28, 2015

With six months to go until race day, organisers for the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon 2016 urge runners to sign up as few places remain.

Brighton Half Marathon

More than 8,000 places have been snapped up so far, and the event looks likely to sell out within the next few weeks.

Celebrating its 26th year in 2016, the famous seafront course, draws large crowds and runners of all abilities, from beginners to elites, to run the 13.1 mile route through the city.

Race day for 2016 is February 28 2016, and the race date is ideal preparation for anyone training for a Spring marathon, in Brighton, London, Manchester or Paris.

Race director Martin Harrigan, said: “It really is a fantastic event that continues to grow year on year whilst still retaining its community feel. Support on the course is incredible and the atmosphere along Madeira Drive as you approach the finish is something really special and not to be missed!”

The general public entry fee is £34 for affiliated runners and £36 for non-affiliated runners, including a goody bag and a medal at the finish.

The Vitality Brighton Half Marathon is organised by and the main fundraiser for Brighton based charity The Sussex Beacon, a unique centre providing innovative services to meet the changing needs of people living with HIV.

Runners can also choose to be part of Team Beacon and help raise funds exclusively for The Sussex Beacon, or they can run for one of the other official charities which include Laureus, RISE, Chestnut Tree House, Scope, WaterAid plus more. Charities partnering with the race are listed on the website, where runners can find out more and sign up.

The race is also part of the national Vitality Run Series featuring seven of the UK’s leading half marathons plus two 10Ks.

The 2015 Half Marathon raised £141,280 profit for the Sussex Beacon.

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