The Beach Village will be open for the whole of the event weekend, from Friday 16th – Sunday 18th April 2021, with Race Pack Collection taking place on the Friday and Saturday.
Thousands of runners, riders and supporters will kick-start their weekend together here, enjoying food stands, bars, retail, sports massage and fun activities. The Charity Village will also be located here, where participants can meet their charity ahead of their event and celebrate with them once finished.
Opening times and Location:
Situated next to the finish line, the Beach Village is located right on Brighton beach. Click here for Google Maps.
- Friday – 10.00am – 7.00pm
- Saturday – 9.30am – 7.00pm
- Sunday – 9.00am – 6.00pm
Leave No Trace
We kindly ask that all visitors to the Beach Village are mindful of their impact on the beach. Please LEAVE NO TRACE and place rubbish in provided bins or take it home with you to discard of later.
Race and Rider Pack Collection
Race Pack Collection will take place in the Beach Village on Friday 16th and Saturday 18th April 2021. Full details are available under ‘Participant’ on the individual event web sites or in the Participant Instructions.
Maps for Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be uploaded here closer to the 2020 event.
Meet Your Runner
On Race Day participants in the marathon and BM10k will be able to reunite with loved ones in the Meet Your Runner Area in the Beach Village. With numbered flags (1-10), this is the best place to arrange to meet friends and family after the event. Make sure you agree a number with them to meet at before you start the race.
Treat yourself to a pre or post-event massage at our Beach Village.
Friday 16th April – Pre-bookable from early 2021
Saturday 17th April – Pre-bookable from early 2021
Sunday 18th April – No pre-bookable appointments available, walk-in’s only
Booking for April will open early 2021.
Official Merchandise and Shopping
Enjoy a range of shopping opportunities, including official event merchandise, sportswear brands and more. You can pre-order your official Brighton Marathon Weekend merchandise online and collect in the Beach Village across the Weekend.
Food and Drink
We will have a range of street food trucks and stands, as well as bars serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, spread out across the beach alongside deck chairs and picnic benches.
There will be a big screen in the Beach Village, broadcasting footage and info as well as event updates, good luck messages and videos from some of our runners and charities.
If you need assistance from our Event Team as a participant or spectator, look out for the Information Tent where someone will be able to help you.
There will be ramps put into place for access from the main pavement for wheelchairs and families with pushchairs. Disabled access toilets will be available within the Beach Village.
Taps providing drinking water will be installed at different points for all to use. Please use your own bottles or flasks to fill up here. Look out for the signs and check the Beach Village map in your Participant Instructions or the Event Programme.
If you are running for a charity or have joined a charity team, some will be setting up camp in our Charity Village within the Beach Village. Here your charity will welcome you to their own unique tent, to give you the congratulations and pat on the back you deserve. You may also benefit from their on-site massage, refreshments and food. This is their chance to say thank you to you for all of your hard work!