Miles 1 – 3
Starting on Madeira Drive, you’ll turn right at the SeaLife Centre, towards Ovingdean, passing regal Royal and Lewes Crescent architecture on your left. Continuing on Marine Drive and the bracing cliff tops, the race will head towards Roedean School, where a sharp turn on the road before Roedean Road will bring you back west towards Brighton, enjoying wonderful cliff top and panoramic city views.
Miles 3 – 7
Picking up the pace as you run past the iconic blue railings on Marine Parade, spot Brighton Palace Pier on your left. At Aquarium Roundabout the race heads north, past the grandeur of the Royal Pavilion towards the majesty of St Peter’s Church. Carrying on you’ll loop around The Level before you head south back down Grand Parade to the Old Steine before turning right onto Grand Junction Road.
In mile 7 you’ll hit The Grand Hotel Brighton, then the course heads towards Hove next, and you’ll be able to spot the West Pier on the horizon, plus the British Airways i360
Miles 7 – 13.1
Once past the two piers, you will head into Hove along the Kings Road with the majestic cream regency architecture on your right and the sea on your left.At the bandstand you’ll run round Bedford Square before carrying on along the seafront where you’ll run up Grand Avenue and back down to the Queen Victoria statue. Past the King Alfred Leisure Centre, you will run to Hove Lagoon before turning left onto the seafront. A great two mile run past the colourful beach huts of Hove will bring you back to the Peace Statue, where the race re-joins the road for the last dash to the finish on Madeira Drive.
In order for the Brighton Half Marathon to be safe for everyone involved we need to close some roads. We work closely with Sussex Police, Brighton & Hove City Council and The AA to ensure that there is minimum disruption across the city.
The following roads will be closed (timings are approximations only):
08:00-12:15-Marlbourough Place, Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade, Richmond Terrace.
08:00-12:15- Marine Parade, Marine Dive (Lower Rock Gardens to Roedean Way)
07:00-14:00– Kings Road/ Palace Pier Area (West Street to Lower Rock Gardens to Edward Street)
08:00-14:00-Kings Road- Grand Avenue to West Street (Eastbound and Westbound)
08:00-14:00-Kingsway-Wharf Road to Grand Avenue (Westbound only)
Wherever possible, alternate routes will be advised and signed on the day of the event.
All the road closures will be staffed by event stewards.
Other roads adjacent to these roads may be affected.
All closure points will be marshalled. If you require more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org