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Elite and Club Entry

England Athletics registered athletes can now apply for a guaranteed entry into the 2017 Brighton Marathon with either a 'Club Runner entry' or 'Elite Club runner entry'.

Club Runner entries are limited per club according to the number of first claim registered members, and are charged at £69.50, whereas athletes who have achieved certain performances can apply for a free entry.

England Athletics Club Runner Entry

Entry into the Brighton Marathon costs £69.50, and entries can be applied for by your club secretary. If you are interested in entering the Brighton Marathon via the England Athletics Club entry please speak to your club secretary. We can only accept requests to enter from club secretaries.




British Elite Club Runners

For the 2017 Brighton Marathon we will not be inviting International Athletes to take part and will be focussing our efforts on British athletes only.

Athletes who have previously achieved certain performances and are looking for the opportunity to run a fast marathon time, will be given the opportunity to take part for free and receive accommodation and reasonable travel expenses. 

Prizes will now only be offered for British athletes, clubs and Masters.

For more information on qualifying times and prize structure, please click below.




Opportunity for Masters Athletes to compete for England

England Athletics has partnered with five of the country’s best marathon races including The Brighton Marathon to create a unique opportunity for England Athletics registered runners to qualify to represent their country at Masters age group level.

Starting in autumn 2016, England Athletics registered athletes who are competing in the Bournemouth, Chester, Yorkshire, Brighton and Greater Manchester marathons can earn the right to represent England in a target marathon in autumn 2017.

Each of the five marathons will act as a qualifying race, with the top five EA-registered runners in each master’s age category at every race, who have opted in to the qualifying system, guaranteeing themselves a place in the England team.

If you already have your own place in the Brighton Marathon and wish to be considered for selection to compete for England then please contact England Athletics at www.englandathletics.org/masters-age-group-athletes-to-represent-england-at-marathon 

If you do not have your own place in the Brighton Marathon, and your club has already allocated its places to other club members please also contact England Athletics and they will arrange for you to receive an opportunity to enter the Brighton Marathon.


Prizes will be awarded to the fastest V35 (Women only), V40, V45, V50, V55, V60, V65 and V70 Men and Women finishers at the 2017 Brighton Marathon. Prizes will be awarded based upon the finisher Chip Time, and not the Gun Time. 



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