2022 Brighton Half Marathon - Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare
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2022 Brighton Half Marathon

Will you run for Raystede?

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Start Date

27 February 2022

End Date

27 February 2022



Fancy taking on a big challenge for Raystede? We're challenging you to run Brighton's very own half marathon and at the same time raise vital funds for the animals at our centre.

The Brighton Half Marathon is on Sunday 27th February 2022. It's one of the first major half marathon's in the running calendar and is now one of the most popular races in the UK. This race features a stunning seafront course in one of the country's most vibrant cities. From Brighton Pier to the Royal Pavilion, the impressive course takes in Brighton's key landmarks.

Set yourself a training goal by running the Brighton Half Marathon for the Raystede rescue animals. Every mile you take will help Raystede recover from the pandemic and enable us to care for the animals that desperately need us.


We have a limited number of charity spaces in the Brighton Half Marathon. To join Team Raystede, it's £25 to register and we're asking that you raise £150 for the animals at our centre.

After signing up you will be sent a welcome pack, Raystede t-shirt, as well as being offered a tour of Raystede so that you can see the animals you're helping by running for us. You will receive support from us leading up to the event and on Half Marathon day itself we guarantee to make lots of noise for you and cheer you on.

Your safety is our priority. If an event is cancelled due to the pandemic you will be given the option of taking on your challenge on an alternative date and if you have one of our charity places you can ask for a refund.

Raystede's Covid Promise

If you have your own place in the half marathon there's no fundraising target and we appreciate anything you manage to raise for us. We will then send you out a welcome pack and Raystede running top. You will also be given the opportunity for a tour of Raystede and we will be there on the day to cheer you on and make lots of noise for you as you run past.

I have my own place and will run for Raystede

If you're not a runner but would like to support Team Raystede, then why not join our cheer squad and help by volunteering on the day? Perhaps you have friends or family running in the race or would like to help motivate our runners who are raising vital funds for the animals.

Whatever your reason, let us know that you're up for joining the cheer squad by emailing fundraising@raystede.org or by phoning us on 01825 840747. We will give you your very own Raystede T-shirt to wear and supply you with refreshments to keep you well fueled so you're able to make lots of noise for the runners.