Listed Challenges and Events

All events which The Sussex Beacon organises, partners with or has purchased places in are featured on our main Challenge Events page, however there are also a range of other events to choose from by simply signing up directly with the organiser and getting in touch with us for fundraising resources, support and a Team Beacon vest/tshirt. We endeavour to regularly update the list below with upcoming events for all abilities!

Upcoming events

Brighton Pier Open Water Swim

Weekend 27/28 July 2019

Your chance to swim round one of the UKs greatest coastal landmarks. Find full details and sign up HERE.

Big Fun Run (Brighton)

Saturday 17 August 2019

Don’t want the pressure of a chip time? Enter this 5k untimed running event. Sign up and find further info HERE.

Big Fun Run (Southampton)

Sunday 18 August 2019

Run for fun without the pressure of a finishing time. Enter this 5k untimed running event. Sign up and find further info HERE

Arundel 10k

Saturday 24 August 2019
Run through Arundel’s beautiful town center and castle grounds in this unique 10k race. Sign up HERE

Brighton Marathon

Sunday 19 April 2020

Run 26.2 miles along the beautiful South Coast next Spring. Sign up HERE.

Red Run

Saturday 30 November 

The World AIDS Day Red Run London sees hundred of runners take part to raise funds for HIV and AIDS charities around the UK. Sign up HERE.


Got your place?

Get in touch with our Challenge Events Fundraiser for dedicated support, fundraising resources and your Team Beacon vest or T-shirt. Email rosie.hemming@sussexbeacon.org.uk or call direct on 01273 034800.

Download our Team Beacon fundraising pack

Join Team Beacon Facebook Group

Set up your JustGiving page


Apply for a Sussex Beacon place

Alternatively, choose an event which The Sussex Beacon has places in and sign up through us. See a list of these events below or click here for our main challenge events page.

South Coast Challenge

Weekend 31 August / 1 September 2019

Choose your distance and take in the beautiful scenery of this Ultra Challenge Series walk. Join our team HERE.

Team Beacon Skydive

Saturday 14 September 2019

Skydive from 13,000ft over the beautiful Salisbury countryside. Full details HERE.

London to Brighton Cycle Ride

Sunday 15 September 2019

Cycle 55 miles from Clapham to Brighton’s iconic seafront. Find out how you can join our team HERE.

The Grand Brighton Half Marathon

Sunday 23 February 2019

Run our very own half marathon, nicknamed the happiest half, along the stunning Brighton seafront. Join Team Beacon HERE.

The Sussex Beacon Relay

Sunday 23 February 2019

Not up to running the Brighton Half Marathon distance? Share it with 3 friends and enter our relay. Full details can be found HERE.

London Marathon

Sunday 26 April 2020

Run one of the worlds most iconic marathons! Found out how you can apply for a place HERE.