AW promotion: Each year the Brighton Marathon and the BM10k attract top-class distance runners

The Brighton Marathon Weekend is an exciting three-day running event, comprising the BM10k and the Brighton Marathon, BM Ride, The Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Mini Mile Races and the Beach Village, which hosts 150,000 people on Brighton beach.

Each year the Brighton Marathon and the BM10k have attracted top-class distance runners. In 2017 it was the first year where British-only athletes were invited to compete and this will be repeated for the 2020 event on Sunday April 19.

The UK’s third-largest marathon offers elite runners the chance to race head to head against each other, bringing competitive racing back to the forefront of marathon running.

The winner of the 2020 Brighton Marathon will take home £2000, with prizes also allocated for the first eight men and women.

The restructuring of time bonuses for the 2020 event will also offer a new opportunity for British athletes in Brighton. A sum of £1500 is on offer for a British-only course record (2:16:22/2:31:08).

Another popular event is the BM10k. Taking place right before the marathon, the BM10k offers a fast, flat route and all the atmosphere and course highlights of the marathon.

First place in the BM10k men’s and women’s races will win a prize of £1000. Breaking 28:22 (men’s) or 31:57 (women’s) will receive a time bonus of £1000.

More information is available at:

General entries for the Brighton Marathon are now closed to the public but club runners are still able to secure a guaranteed entry.

» This article was first published in our latest marathon guide, included with the October 31 edition of AW magazine, which is available digitally here or to order in print here

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