2021 Brighton Marathon - YMCA DownsLink Group

2022 Brighton Marathon

10th April 2022

Run for a reason and take on the stunning 26.2 mile seaside route in Brighton & Hove

Run as part of team YMCA DownsLink Group and help support homeless young people. By taking part you’ll gain a lifetime membership into the Brighton Marathon finishers club as well as supporting some of the most vulnerable people in your community. 

One of our previous runners, Clare, shared her reason for getting involved:

“I have seen the incredible difference that YMCA DLG makes to homeless young people and wanted to give myself a challenge to help to fund this work.”

Email [email protected] to express your interest.

Date: 10th April 2022

Registration fee: £20 

Minimum fundraising target: £500

Starting point: Preston Park, Brighton  

Why should you join team YMCA DLG?

Watch one of our service users, Lauren, explain how she came to YMCA DLG and the difference it has made to her life

How we'll support you 

Join our team and we'll provide:

  • Ongoing fundraising support, with plenty of ideas and tips
  • A free YMCA DLG running vest
  • Enthusiastic cheering teams on the day of the event
  • Motivation! You're supporting vulnerable young people with every step

Sign up today by emailing [email protected] 


Email us at [email protected] with any questions.

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Got a place already? Join team YMCA DownsLink Group today! 

As an own place runner, you’ll receive all the same support as our charity place runners, but there are no sponsorship targets to meet. Email [email protected] to kick things off!

Thank you for supporting vulnerable young people.    

Other ways you can support

Make an impact now

Make a one off donation or set up a regular gift and help us support children, young people and families across Sussex and Surrey.

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YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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