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Brighton Marathon Archives

Brighton Marathon: Join our team!

Posted on 18th January 2018 by

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If you’re a runner, new or seasoned, and want a challenge for 2018 – why not join Team Impetus for the Brighton Marathon?

The Brighton Marathon – Sunday 15 April 2018 – is a popular fixture in the running calendar. It’s a fast and flat course taking runners through the City and along the coast, taking in stunning views of the South Downs.

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Brighton Marathon and 10k 2016 — Run for Impetus!

Posted on 13th January 2016 by
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Alan Davies, who ran the Brighton Marathon for Impetus in 2015

With a fresh new year recently started and another 353 days of fulfilling your resolutions to look forward to, what better way to start 2016 than signing up to run the Brighton Marathon or 10k and raise money for charity at the same time?

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Marathon runners do us proud!

Posted on 7th April 2014 by

Spending hours on your feet, stretching yourself to your physical limits, riding an emotional rollercoaster, enduring the elements – and that’s just the Impetus marathon cheer squad who are hoarse but happy today! We are incredibly proud of our three Brighton Marathon runners, who ran the course in under 4½ hours for our ASpire service for adults with Asperger Syndrome. They worked hard for months in the lead up to the big day and did an amazing job, pacing steadily and getting to the end within 5 minutes of each other. Here they are looking tired but deservedly proud.

Tom, Kev and Steve, after they collected their marathon medals

Tom, Kev and Steve, after they collected their Marathon Medals

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Aspire Marathon update

Posted on 27th April 2011 by

Aspire would like to say a huge thank you to Aidan Goatley, our runner in the Brighton Marathon who raised a wonderful £320.00 for the project. Unfortunately for Aidan, he was unable to complete the marathon due to injury, but did manage a respectable 13.4 miles of the course. Commiserations and congratulations to him for his efforts. His contribution has paid for a set of books called Glimpses of Aspergers written by Professor Marie Harder of Brighton University, a copy of which will be given to each of our project members to be used with their mentors as a tool to raising self-awareness of Asperger syndrome.

Impetus in the 1st Brighton Marathon

Posted on 26th June 2009 by

Impetus has charity places available for people who would like to run the 1st Brighton Marathon and raise sponsorship on our behalf. This exciting event, which is intended to be held on an annual basis in the city, will help to raise funds and profiles of local charities. The date for your diaries is 18th April 2010.

We are currently working on the details of our sponsored places programme and would love to hear from anyone who would be interested in knowing more – email See for more details of the race.

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