Beachy Head Marathon 2023

Run 4 Cancer in this year's Beachy Head Marathon and help British families living with cancer. We have a range of free and subsidised charity places available. Simply enter your contact details below and we'll reply immediately. All our runners receive a training plan and the option of a Run 4 Cancer running vest.

  • Help families living with cancer
  • Subsidised entry fee
  • Low minimum sponsorship
  • Run with your friends

Beachy Head Marathon 2023

The Beachy Head Marathon is one the UK’s largest ‘off-road’ or trail marathons. With stunning views along the route,the Beachy Head Marathon one of the world’s most scenic marathon courses and 2,000 people take part every year. Beachy Head is the highlight of the course and is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain at 162 m (530 ft) above sea level.


  • 23 October 2023

The Route

The race crosses the South Downs National Park, providing a challenging yet scenic route. The race starts and finishes at St Bede’s School in Eastbourne. Leaving Eastbourne, the course makes its way past Willingdon Hill, through Westdean Forest and past Longman Windover and Bostal Hills. After Cradle Hill, the route takes runners back to Westdean Forest to intersect with Beachy Head Road.

Already Have Your Own Place?

If you already have your own place and would like to Run 4 Cancer, we would be delighted!  We can fully support you with a training plan and a high performance Run 4 Cancer running vest… perfect for both training in and also for race day!  Just fill in the contact form below and we’ll get in touch right away! Thank you.

Apply For Your Free Place

We have a number of free and subsidised places available. All we ask is that you try to raise some sponsorship funds in support of Run 4 Cancer.  We set very low minimum sponsorship funds and fully understand that the cost of living crisis is impacting people’s ability to sponsor people.  To reserve your Run 4 Cancer place, get in touch with us using the form below. Many thanks for your support! We really appreciate it.

Event Dates

22 October - 15 September 2023

Event Time: 8:00 am
Registration Fee: FREE
Minimum Sponsorship: N/A

Run 4 Cancer - About Us

Set up by a team of running enthusiasts, all of whom have lost a family member or a friend to cancer, Run 4 Cancer is primarily a provider of days out and short-breaks for British families affected by cancer. We give families something to look forward to during the most difficult of times. We also make grants to UK based care institutions and support research into the positive effects of exercise (e.g. running) and how it can help with cancer prevention and recovery. Find out more about us here.

Helping Families Living With Cancer

By joining Run 4 Cancer you will be directly helping families affected by cancer.
With your help we can help many more families like this. Thank you.

Register For The Beachy Head Marathon Now!

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