Beachy Head Marathon Saturday 29 October 2016 - Starts 9am
The Eastbourne Beachy Head Marathon is one the biggest off-road marathons in the UK. Formerly known as the Seven Sisters Marathon, it is popular for its scenic and challenging route through the South Downs National Park countryside. Great for runners, joggers or walkers looking to get fit.
The 10k run will set off just after the marathon with a route comprising of breathtaking views and challenges.
Start/Finish from Bedes School, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne BN20 7XL
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Beachy Head Marathon Race Information
The Beachy Head Marathon is a long established fixture in the race calendar and attracts over 1,500 runners including overseas participants.
The marathon covers a 26 mile course that includes 300 steps and 14 gates, passing through Jevington, Alfriston, Litlington, Friston Forest, the Cuckmere Valley and Seven Sisters, including Birling Gap and Beachy Head. With live music at key points along the way, there will be plenty of viewing points for spectators to cheer entrants on around the course.
Race Start Time 09:00 - Runners return between 12:00 & 18:00
Hop on one of Brighton & Hove Buses Coaster service with regular buses between Eastbourne and Brighton to various viewing points around the course including Cuckmer Valley at the Seven Sister Centre and of course, Beachy Head!
Beachy Head 10k Race Information
Whether you are looking for an iconic personal challenge or raising money for charity, you can look no further than the Beachy Head 10k; organised in conjunction with the full Marathon on the 29th October, offering an exciting yet challenging course through some fantastic scenery. The 2015 winner of this event was Ben Short with a time of 37 minutes and 34 seconds.
Race Start Time: 10K 09:30 - Runners return between 10:15 & 11:30