Brighton Marathon 2011

Time running out for Brighton Marathon 2012 entries

Time running out for Brighton Marathon 2012 entrants

Runners hoping to tackle the Brighton Marathon 2012 have less than one week to register their interest. At 5pm on Tuesday 31st May, the ballot, which is the third phase for entering for next year’s race, closes. Successful ballot candidates will be drawn out next week (Wednesday 1st June) and sent an email and a [...]

Brighton Marathon organisers launch new race

New race from Brighton Marathon organisers

Still suffering from marathon fever? Brighton Marathon organisers, the Grounded Events Company, are launching a new race at Stanmer Park, Brighton. The Stanmer Park Races, sponsored by Saucony, will take place on Sunday 26th June 2011, around the huge landscaped park. This new race programme focuses on being as inclusive as possible. The race programme [...]

Brighton Marathon 2011 – Video Gallery

Check out our collection of some of the best shots from the Brighton Marathon 2011.

Brighton Marathon 2011 Gallery

Brighton Marathon 2011

This weekend, Brighton was busier than ever, as thousands watched the Brighton Marathon runners try their hardest in the scorching April heat. Such a gorgeous day made it beautiful for spectators, although some runners struggled in the heat. The atmosphere was triumphant – with crowds around the whole course cheering everyone who passed – from [...]

Brighton Marathon 2012 registration opens on Monday

Brighton Marathon

Straight off the back of Sunday’s Brighton Marathon, registration for the 2012 event will open at 9am the following day (Monday 11th April). 12,000 entries will go on sale online on a first-come-first-served basis and will close either when all places have been filled or at midnight on Saturday 20th April 2011. The 2011 Brighton [...]

Record turn-out for Brighton Grand Hotel Mini Mile

brighton marathon mini mile

Over 1,000 youngsters will take part in the Grand Hotel Mini Mile Race – the spectacular opener to the Brighton Marathon – on Sunday April 10th. An impressive 1,126 children have put their names down to run the closing mile of the Brighton Marathon – more than double the number of children who signed up [...]

Hove firefighters tackle the Brighton Marathon

hove firefighters

Hove firefighters will be running the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 10th April to raise money for charity. Nine members of Green Watch will be donning their running shoes, with five of them carrying two dummies dressed in full fire kit. With a target of finishing in less than six hours, the firefighters will be raising [...]

Brighton Marathon founder: Marathon interest ‘booming’

One of the founders of the Brighton Marathon has told a leading running magazine that the sport is experiencing a surge in interest amongst the general public. Tom Naylor, a key figure in bringing a 26.2 mile challenge to Brighton, told Runners’ World. “Marathon numbers are increasing because running is an easy sport to fit [...]

Brighton Marathon After Party

Brighton Marathon

Come and celebrate the fantastic achievements of all those who took part in the Brighton Marathon 2011, at the first ever Official After Party! With live music from Alice Russell, special guests, prizes and footage of the day, this really will be a night to remember. Food will be available and the bars will be [...]

Sponsors of Brighton Marathon runner could win a meal for two

University of Brighton student Luqman Dawud is raising funds for UNICEF in the Brighton Marathon – and the sponsor who guesses his running time will win a meal for two at Jamie Oliver’s Italian restaurant. Luqman, a Student Union staff member and who works in the university’s telephone fundraising team, has so far received pledges [...]

Soldiers run Brighton Marathon blindfolded

A group of soldiers from Norwich will be tackling the Brighton Marathon 2011 as part of their efforts to raise money for Forces’ charities . James and Paul from the 254 Medical Regiment will be ‘tabbing’ (running with their full kit) the Brighton Marthon in April, blindfolded, to support blind soldiers. In preparation, the group [...]

Final call for entries for Grand Hotel Mini Mile

Mini Mile

With just three days to go before deadline, entries for the Grand Hotel Mini Mile are fast approaching the 1000-mark. So it is still not too late to play a part in Brighton and Hove’s biggest day of the year. Marathon Day on April 10 is when the whole city comes out to enjoy the [...]

Tesco lend support to Brighton Marathon 2011

In its second, bigger and better year, the Brighton Marathon has received invaluable help from Tesco Hove in streamlining its course. The Store has agreed to close its main entrance on Church Road so that both carriageways can be used to facilitate the flow of runners. This year entries to the Marathon swelled by 3000 [...]

Brighton Marathon launches online store

The Grounded Events Company, organisers of the Brighton Marathon 2011, has launched an online store as the exclusive outlet for the Brighton Marathon clothing range. From shoes to heart-rate monitors to bottles and books, the store has all the latest products to keep the runner equipped and ready to meet all challenges. The store went [...]

Steve Cram named as official starter for Brighton Marathon 2011

The organisers of the Brighton Marathon have annouced Steve Cram will be the Official Starter of the Brighton Marathon on Sunday April 10. Now a broadcaster, Cram was one of the country’s three great middle distance stars from the Golden Age of British Athletics in the 1980s. When Cram won World championship gold in 1983, [...]