Event Day

The 2023 BM Ride will take place on Sunday 02 April 2023 at 6.45am in Preston Park. PLEASE ARRIVE FOR 6.15AM AND BE IN YOUR START PEN BY 6.30AM.

Starting ahead of BM10k and Brighton Marathon, it’s a unique chance to ride on closed roads through the city, covering most of the Brighton Marathon course.

Race Pack Delivery / Collection

UPDATE on 14.6.22:

We are pleased to announce that Race Pack Delivery will be reinstated for the 2023 event.

All participants in the BM Ride will have their Race Packs delivered by post at no extra cost ahead of the event.

More information will be coming soon!

Participant Instructions

The full Participant Instructions will be available to read ahead of the event, which contains all of the vital information needed to take part.

Coming early 2023.


Take part on your road bike, mountain bike, folding bike … it’s up to you.

There are restrictions on some types of bikes you can use. Please check our FAQS to find out which bikes are forbidden for health and safety reasons.

Confirmation Email

When you sign up you will receive a confirmation email, confirming your place.

Please keep this safe and file it.

It will also be re-sent before the event.

You can change most of your personal details on your account by accessing your account via: https://raceroster.com. Once logged in, please select the drop down in the top right corner, and then ‘Participant Dashboard’, from here you can update your details.

Course & Start Map

The 2023 finalised route will be available early in 2023 but for reference you might like to see the 2022 map online here.

Park and Ride

We provide a park and ride service, where you can park your car and ride to the start as well as being collected from the finish.

Booking will open in 2023.

Rider Emails

We send all participants regular e-newsletters. These 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, park & ride and medical information. 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


If you need accommodation for the Brighton Marathon Weekend, we recommend you book well in advance to secure a room at the best rates as the city gets very busy over event weekend.

Web sites like booking.com often have some great deals. Or why not look for an AirBNB or private rental and enjoy a home from home?


Please make sure you plan your travel well in advance for stress-free experience and so that you are ready for Race Day.

Click below for advice on buses, trains and taxis.


Medical Advice

Your safety and wellbeing is of the utmost importance to us.

No matter your experience or ability, please take time to read our medical advice before you begin your training. It’s important to not only assess your physical ability, but to find out more about energy supplements, fluids, fuel and whether any medications may have an impact on your training.

This will be made available to all entrants closer to the event.


You can defer your BM Ride place for £15.


Terms and Conditions

You can read the terms and conditions for participants here.