Brighton Marathon 2019: Watch as runners started the race

Runners take on the Brighton Marathon 2019 (Photograph: Jon Rigby)
Runners take on the Brighton Marathon 2019 (Photograph: Jon Rigby)

Around 12,000 runners took on the 26.2-mile Brighton Marathon course today (April 14).

See if you can spot anyone you know in our video of the start line at Preston Park.

A badger was spotted among the runners (Photograph: Jon Rigby)

A badger was spotted among the runners (Photograph: Jon Rigby)

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The Brighton Marathon start line at Preston Park (Photograph: Jon Rigby)

The Brighton Marathon start line at Preston Park (Photograph: Jon Rigby)