Race Day

The event takes place on Saturday 14 April 2018, 11am.


The day will include 18 races for 7-17 year olds. Times of races and age groups are now available.

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Participant Instructions

Your 2018 Participant Instructions are your essential guide to the event as a participant and will provide you with all of the important information you need including details of race pack collection, the course, the Mini Mile Village, and more.

These will be emailed directly to you in the weeks preceding the event and made available to read here on the website. Please read them and familiarise yourself with them.

Confirmation Email

When you sign up you will receive a confirmation email, confirming your place. Please keep this safe and file it, as you will need it to collect your Race Pack. It will also be re-sent in the weeks preceding the event – this will be from ‘Grounded Events Company’.

If you need to change your details on your entry, please log back in here with the email and password you used to sign up and amend as necessary: myevents.active.com 

Race Pack Collection

All participants must collect their Race Packs from either the Brighton Marathon Weekend Event Village on Friday 13 or from the Mini Mile Village in Preston Park on Saturday 14 April 2018 before your race(s).

We strongly recommend collecting from the Exhibition so that you are ready for your race and to avoid queues and delays.

Your Race Pack will contain:

  • Race number
  • Timing chip to fix to your shoe
  • Safety pins
  • Race T-shirt (the colour relates to the race you are participating in and you must wear it on the day)

Full details of your kit bag, timing chip and baggage process will be detailed in the Participant Instructions

What you need to collect your pack

  1. Your confirmation email – Please either bring a printed copy or save it to your iPhone / smartphone to show our staff

If you can’t collect your Race Pack

If you are unable to collect your Race Pack before the event you can do so at the Race Pack Collection Point on the morning of the event, located within the Mini Mile Village at Preston Park.
Race Pack Collection and the Information Point will be available on Saturday 13th April 2018, 10am – 3pm

Course Map

The 2018 map will be available to view online soon. Please check back ahead of the dates.

Participant E-Newsletters

We will send all participants e-newsletters. These will contain helpful advice articles as well as event updates on a range of topics including essential information such as Participant Instructions, maps, event status, travel and race pack collection. We advise that all participants receive these but you can opt out from them if you wish. If you do opt out and decide you would like to opt back in, please email office@brightonmarathon.co.uk


There is some free parking in the roads directly adjacent to the park, and in residential roads nearby.
You can also find out about all pay and display and NCP parking in the city HERE
Do bear in mind that there will be many other parents trying to park on the day so using public car parks close by or taking public transport may be advisable.