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Brighton Marathon

15 April 2018

Team A runner KarlyJoin Team A for the unmissable Brighton Marathon Weekend, in one of Britain's most vibrant cities.

Known for its amazing atmosphere and roaring crowd support, the Brighton Marathon is one of the UK's favourite 26.2-milers. The iconic course winds through city streets, before finishing up on the spectacular Brighton seafront. Here you will be greeted by friends and family in the beach village, where you can all enjoy the food, bars and of course, deck chairs!

How do I join Team A?

I would like a charity place

To join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A, simply click on the 'join Team A' button below and select 'I would like a guaranteed charity place'.

Each of our charity places has a £25 registration fee and a £500 minimum sponsorship target. Once you have completed this form, one of the Events Team will be in touch to finalise your registration.

 Join Team A

I have my own place

Congratulations on securing you own place, and thank you so much for choosing to support Arthritis Research UK.

To join Team A, simply click on the 'join Team A' button below and select 'I already have a place'. Once you have completed the short registration form, one of the events team will be in touch to officially welcome you to the team. As you have secured you own place, there will be no minimum sponsorship requirement. We just ask that you set your own target, and that you raise as much as you can.

Join Team A

What do I get?

All our Team A runners receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange running vests to wear on the big day with letters to spell out your name
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge
  • dedicated Team A cheer points on the day around the route
  • access to our Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice

What else do I need to know?

You must:

  • be 18 years old to take part in this event
  • ensure that you are fit enough to take part in a marathon, previous marathon or half marathon experience is advised
  • collect your race pack at the Brighton Marathon Exhibition at the Brighton Centre between Friday 13th April and Saturday 14th April.
  • expo opening times are:
    • Friday 13th April 2018 11am - 7pm
    • Saturday 14th April 2018 10am - 6pm

You can:

  • defer your place if you are unable to take part due to sickness or injury
  • buy exclusive Brighton marathon merchandise via the website

You can’t:

  • get your registration refunded if you are unable to take part
  • gift or sell you place to another runner, if you are caught doing this your entry will be deleted and you will not be allowed to enter Brighton Marathon in the future.
  • use an iPod, mp3 or other similar music device when taking part in the race due to health and safety regulations


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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.