Brighton Half Marathon

Thousands of runners are taking part in the Brighton half marathon.

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Record breaking run in Brighton Half Marathon

Emma Taylor-Gooby broke the course record Credit: ITV Meridian

Worthing and District Harrier Emma Taylor-Gooby completed a record-breaking win at the Brighton Half Marathon. Her 78 minute six second run was more than two minutes quicker than the previous course record set by Brighton and Hove City's Fiona Powell in 2011.

Paul Martelletti, of Victoria Park Harriers, won the men's race in 6 7minutes, 29 seconds.


Beautiful sunshine for Brighton Half Marathon

A glorious day for runners at Brighton Half Marathon Credit: ITV Meridian

Runners are being greeted by beautiful sunshine this morning as 12,000 of them get ready to pound the streets of Brighton and Hove today. The city's annual half marathon was launched in 1991 when it had just 200 runners competing. It's now one of the country's most popular seafront road races.

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