Beachy Head Marathon - Photo by Graham Huntley
Beachy Head Marathon - Photo by Graham Huntley

Beachy Head Marathon & 10K: Saturday 26 Oct 2019

Beachy Head Maratho start

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, taking a shorter looping route across the Downs to Belle Tout Lighthouse and back.

Start/Finish from Bedes School, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne BN20 7XL.

Marathon Results 2018

10K Results 2018

2019 Entries now closed

One of the biggest off-road marathons in the UK returns on 26 October 2019 for its 18th year and is expected to attract global entries from as far as Australia, America & South Africa!

The challenging event, set against the stunning backdrop of the South Downs National Park, will see thousands of runners take part, and will also feature the 10k run for a consecutive sixth year!

2019 marathon and 10k entries are now closed.

Marathon - 26.2 miles

Saturday 26 October will see the arrival of thousands of runners from around the world to Eastbourne for the Beachy Head Marathon, set within the stunning South Downs National Park and taking in the sights of the UK’s highest chalk sea cliff.

2019 marathon entries now closed.

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Introduced in 2013, the annual Beachy Head 10K also takes place on Satuday 26 October and has grown every year and become a firm favourite for 10K runners looking to experience the cross-country course and also with those looking at taking their first steps in the running world!

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If you have a question regarding the Beachy Head Marathon or 10K event then the best place to look is our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) section as this has answers to many questions already asked by entrants and so we hope you find it useful.


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