With a stunning backdrop of the sea in one of the country’s most vibrant cities, The Brighton Marathon is one of the UK’s favourite 26.2-milers and this race grows bigger and better every year.

The first official Brighton Marathon took place on Sunday 18th April 2010 and bought an exciting new flood of attention on Kemp Town.

This year’s 2015 race starts in Preston Park, Brighton on Sunday 12th April at 9.15am.

Organised by former Brighton club athlete, Tom Naylor and international athlete Tim Hutchings the inaugural Brighton Marathon Weekend encompasses the Brighton Marathon Exhibition, the BM10k and The children’s Mini Mile Races on the Saturday morning in Preston Park.

Renowned for its roaring crowd support and buzzing atmosphere the Marathon course winds through the streets of the city and finishes up on the spectacular Brighton seafront.

To relax in style and celebrate everyone’s achievement amidst a relaxed atmosphere following the Marathon, The Beach Village will be accessible to all who free of charge with a great line-up of live footage and interviews, music and on stage presentations.

Additionally, provided by the fantastic StreetDiner team, there will be a mix of stands and street food trucks, spread out bars across the Beach, picnic benches and deck chairs to rest at and re?ect on everyone’s achievement.

For the essential guide click visit  http://www.brightonmarathon.co.uk/essential-guide