Brighton Glow Run

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On race day you will be able to collect your complimentary race accessories – here’s what they are.

Race Number


Neon Accessories


Your well earned, free goodies will be waiting for you once you cross the finish line… let’s see what they are.




We’re coming back to Brighton! With our big, glowing, neon starting arch, you’ll be joining hundreds of fellow runners in the 5K race along the seafront. Run for fun, run for charity… run for anything you like! Why not get involved with friends, family and the community and have a fantastic time. Everybody is welcome so get down and get your glow on!




The race will start at 7.00PM

We suggest arriving at least an hour prior to the race start to ensure you have time to put your belongings in the bag drop area, use the toilets and familiarise yourself with the course and start/finish areas.


  • Neon accessories
  • Race stickers
  • Medal
  • Chip timing
  • Bag storage
  • Water
  • A pre-race warm-up
  • First aid station
  • Vibrancy, energy and a memorable experience!


Please be aware that the race will be run in the evening (we know this is obvious but we want to be sure everybody realises this!) so visibility will be greatly reduced throughout the event. Your safety matters so make sure that you stay alert and pay extra attention to your footing, direction, cones, kerbs and any other potential hazards whilst at the event. There will be a clear course map close to the starting line, so please familiarise yourself with where you will be running, prior to starting the race.

The race will start by Hove St and head out towards Brighton Pier before looping back and finishing back by the lawns. The course is entirely flat and on road/pavement. Download the course route here.

We encourage all runners to help raise money for their favourite charities. Not only will you get the satisfaction of running a new personal best or completing your first race, you will also feel humbled for helping charities. Find our more in our fundraising section.

TDC (Trust for Developing Communities) supports people living in deprived areas of Brighton and Hove. We bring individuals together into groups, then provide training, counselling, help accessing services and assistance with funding applications so that groups can become strong, healthy, supportive and self-sufficient. It is a process that helps vulnerable people change their futures, but also helps to stem the escalation of social issues across the whole city. Run for a better Brighton for everyone. Run for TDC.

Find out more at www.trustdevcom.org.uk

You are more than welcome to raise money for any charity of your choosing or you can contact us to find out about the charities from our supported list.

Driving: If driving to the race then the best access is via Shirley Drive onto The Drive/B2185, right down to the bottom, which will bring you onto Kinsgway. There is Pay and Display parking available along Kingsway as well as limited parking in the King Alfred car park (Postcode: BN3 2WW), which is right next to the race start. More information about King Alfred car park can be found here: https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/parking-and-travel/parking/king-alfred-car-park

Bus: The 1/1A/6/49A/49/5 and 5A services run closest along Church road. More information and timetables are available from the Brighton & Hove Bus company: http://www.buses.co.uk

Taxi: Ask the driver to take you to 26 Hove St, Hove. If the driver requires the postcode then provide him/her with BN3 2DH.

Rail/Tram: Brighton Train Station is a short taxi or bus journey to the race or a 1.5 mile walk. Taxis and buses are available upon exiting the station. For buses, walk approximately 2 minutes to Brighton Bus Station (Stop E), catch the N7 Hove bus and get off at George Street (Stop J) before walking 0.7 miles to Hove St.

Road Closures: None.

Here are some of the most likely questions and answers you may need for the race. If we haven’t covered any questions you may have then please contact us and we’ll do our best to help.

They range from 5K to Half Marathon. Each event distance is clearly stated on each event page.
As long as we haven’t reached our maximum race entry quota then we will be accepting entries on the day. We will state whether entries are open on the day once online entries have closed.
In some of our races, yes. If available, more information will be detailed on each event page about the pacemakers in the race who will run at predetermined paces.
Yes, you can register as many entries as you require. Just choose the entry type and change the number of entries required before adding them to your cart. If you need to register both ‘affiliated’ and ‘unaffiliated’ entries, add your ‘affiliated’ entries to your cart then come back to the event page and add your ‘unaffiliated’ entries too.
We recommend arriving at least 90 minutes before the race start so that you have time to park, familiarise yourself with the race registration and Start/Finish areas, and warm up.
For afternoon/evening races you will be able to collect your race number on the day of the race, with an option for early collection throughout the day. For morning races we will send races numbers out in the post.
Where possible we will provide free parking for both runners and spectators. In locations where this is not possible we will provide information on paid parking facilities close by.
All race results will be posted on the website shortly after the race.
This will depend on the weather conditions. If the weather conditions are good then wearing lightweight clothing, such as shorts and a vest, will help you to stay ventilated during the race. If the weather conditions are cooler then we would recommend having an extra layer and maybe hat/gloves to stay warm.
Yes, we will always provide toilets for each race, either portable or fixed facilities at the venue.
Half marathon: Only persons aged 17 years or above on race day may register for the half marathon.
5K: Children 4 to 16 years on race day may register for the 5K if accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
10K: Children 9 to 16 years on race day may register for the 10k if accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
Entry confirmations are sent automatically after purchasing your entry. If you haven’t received this in your inbox then please check your spam folder. If you can’t see your confirmation in your inbox or spam folder then please send us an email to info@blitzrun.com and we will resend your confirmation.
We appreciate that plans can sometimes change, which may mean that you are no longer to make it to a race. Whilst we do not usually issue refunds, in exceptional circumstances where you can no longer attend a race, we will try to refund you all or part of your entry fees.