Brighton Marathon Experience the Unforgettable Entry: £20 Fundraising Pledge: £500 Race in the immensely popular Brighton Marathon. This race has everything: live bands, spectator-lined streets and a hero's welcome. Over 12,000 runners take part in the marathon each April, enjoying a course that starts in Preston Park at 9.45am, snakes its way through the city centre, along the glorious seafront and finishes at the iconic Madeira Drive in front of thousands of cheering spectators. Whether you're chasing those PBs or having a crack at your first marathon, join thousands of runners in this lively seaside event. Booking for this event has now closed.