If you are coming to support and cheer on a participant in the BM10k, there are many fantastic places from which to watch and enjoy the event.
A course map, crossing points and key points on the route for spectating, will be available in our 2017 Event Programme
and Mobile App, to help you plan your day.
One of the best places to head for is the EVENT VILLAGE where you can meet your runner after they finish, enjoy food, drink and concessions.
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WHAT TO BRING
Sadly, we can't guarantee the weather so do make sure you come prepared for wet or windy conditions!
Wear comfortable walking shoes, as you may wish to walk the distance from the start to the finish.
Come light - don't bring lots of things with you as you may experience crowds and busy periods in the city centre during the 10k and the marathon.
We would recommend bringing small children in slings or a baby carrier rather than prams, as again, it can get busy and you might prefer to have more freedom without one.
TRANSPORT AND PARKING
The city will be extremely busy during Brighton Marathon Weekend and we recommend all participants and spectators use public transport on Race Day when getting to the Start, Finish and around the Brighton Marathon course.
There is a train station at Preston Park, adjacent to the Start of the BM10k. Many routes do stop here but check with national rail before you book your travel.
Brighton mainline station is only a 20 minute walk from Preston Park.
London Gatwick is the closest airport and is 30 minutes away by train (trains run direct from the airport to Brighton mainline station) or 35-40 minutes by car.
If you are staying in or near Brighton taxis WILL be able to collect you and drop you close by to the start area. There will be road closures in place but routes are still possible across the city avoiding these closures and/or ahead of them being actioned. Road closure information will be available soon.
You can find a list of further public transport available and full information via the Brighton & Hove City Council web site.
We will once again provide runners and spectators with a Park and Ride service on the day.
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 some road closures in place on the day. Full info about closures will be available in coming months.