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Beachy Head Marathon

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Beachy Head Marathon

Beachy Head Marathon


  • Activity: Running
  • Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex
  • Date: October each year
  • Distance: 26.1 miles/ 10k
  • Difficulty: Moderate – Tough
  • Age range: 16+ (10k), 18+ (Marathon)

The event

The Beachy Head marathon is among the ‘biggest off-road marathons in the UK’, and it promises to be a scenic route also. If you’re interested in a shorter route, the 10k is also available!

By taking part on behalf of Link Ethiopia, you will help us to continue our work in changing lives through education. With the money you raise you will help to improve schools, empower teachers and ensure that all children can get a good education.

We will support you with any help or resources you might need, to get you on the right foot with fundraising. Please fill out the contact form on this page if you have any questions.


How much does it cost to take part?

For the Marathon, general entry will cost £40, and for the 10k, the sign up cost is £17.

What support will I receive?

Included will be food and drink, with hot meals at the 50km, 75km and 100km mark, event pack containing a timing chip and energy products, and a celebration party at the end!
Run for Link Ethiopia and we will be on hand to give you the advice and information you need to achieve your fundraising goals. You will also get a spot in our hall of fame!

When and where does the event take place?

Beachy Head Marathon and 10K will take place at the same time, starting at 9am and 9:30am respectively, on the 24th October 2015. It will start from Bedes School, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne BN20 7XL.

What is the course like?

This course runs through beautiful National Park countryside and through the South Downs. It also passes through towns and villages along the way, with live bands playing at major points! Click here to find out more.

Where can I find out more?

Take a look at the event FAQ page here!

How do I sign up?

Up for the challenge? Click here to register!
If you’re taking part we’d love to hear from you – you can use the contact form on this page to get in touch. Don’t forget that you can talk to us about any fundraising queries you might have.

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