10 highlights of the Brighton Marathon route
The stunning Brighton Marathon route takes runners on a tour of Brighton’s vibrant streets, beautiful parks, iconic buildings and gorgeous seaside attractions. We’ve picked out 10 highlights to look out for on the 26.2-mile run.

10 highlights of the Brighton Marathon route

From the buzzing atmosphere of the Preston Park to the spectacular Royal Pavilion, Brighton comes alive on Brighton Marathon Weekend. You can expect bands, entertainment and supporters in their 1,000’s lining the streets offering their encouragement to runners.

If you’ve ever thought of visiting this beautiful seaside resort, now’s the time to book your trip. Let us show you why...

Start line - Preston Park

Preston Park

The Brighton Marathon mass start will take place at Preston Park.
Victoria Gardens

Victoria Gardens

These central-Brighton gardens feature views of historic buildings, a circular water fountain and large open spaces to enjoy.
St Peter's Church

St Peter’s Church

This Anglican church is one of the most iconic and recognised buildings in the heart of Brighton. You’ll run along its east and west sides during the marathon.
Royal Pavilion

Royal Pavilion

The Royal Pavilion is a Grade I listed former royal residence, built as a holiday palace for King George IV.
Old Steine Gardens

Old Steine Gardens

These gardens offer views across to the Royal Pavilion and contain the Victoria Fountain and Brighton War Memorial.
Marine Parade

Marine Parade

Marine Parade forms one of the country’s most impressive marine facades. From up here you’ll be able to look down on the Event Village and across to the Brighton Palace Pier.
Brighton Marina

Brighton Marina

Featuring a working harbour and residential housing, Brighton Marina is the UK’s largest marina.
Brighton Palace Pier

Brighton Palace Pier

Commonly known as Brighton Pier – now one of the biggest attractions in the South East with a bustling array of entertainment, food and excitement.
British Airways i360

British Airways i360

A 162-metre observation tower on the seafront of Brighton, designed, engineered, manufactured and promoted by the team responsible for the London Eye.
Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach

A long, pebbly beach safe for shallow family swimming. Take a relax here with family & friends after completing your 26.2 miles around Brighton!

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