Brighton Half Marathon places sell out in record time

Brighton Half Marathon organisers have confirmed that all public places to the race have been snapped up, just two and half months after opening for registration.

Brighton Half MarathonThe 2015 race which takes place on Sunday, February 22, sold out in record time, despite the number of places available increasing by 2,000 people to 12,500 runners.

2015 is the 25th anniversary of the event and atheletes finishing the race this year will receive a special commemorative medal to celebrate the milestone.

Brighton Half Marathon 2014

Event Manager Paul Bond said: “We are thrilled that the event continues to grow in popularity. To those runners that have registered; a huge thanks. We cannot wait to welcome you all in February and we wish everyone the very best of luck with their preparations.:

Runners who have missed out on a public place can still enter by registering to run and raise money for one of the official charities.

Details about running for one of the official charities can be found on the charity page on the event website. Charity partners include WaterAid (International Charity Partner), Scope (National Charity Partner), Rise (Local Charity Partner) and Chestnut Tree House (Youth Partner Charity).

Runners can also pledge to run on behalf of The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation; the official charity partner to the Vitality Run Series.

The Brighton Half Marathon is organised by The Sussex Beacon, a unique centre providing innovative services to meet the changing needs of people living with HIV. The race is the charity’s main fundraising event and runners can choose to join Team Beacon and help raise funds directly for The Sussex Beacon.

Partners for the 2015 race confirmed so far include Visit Brighton, Brighton & Hove City Council and Studio57 Clinic.

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