Please note: Due to Covid-19, the event has been postponed and will no longer take place on 23-25th May 2020. We will confirm a new date as soon as possible. Our aim is to hold the event later this year.

The Mid Sussex Marathon is back and this year we are really excited to announce a brand new addition to the popular Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend 2020!

The weekend returns with the addition of a Half Marathon option and will be even bigger and better than 2019, when over 1600 runners took part in the three day event.

Mid Sussex Half marathon 2020

The new Mid Sussex Half Marathon event will include a 5 Mile race in East Grinstead, 5 mile race in Haywards Heath and a 5K race in Burgess Hill. Just like the full marathon, you can run one, two or run all three races to cover the distance of a half marathon.

East Grinstead 5 mile
Haywards Heath 5 mile
Burgess Hill 5 kilometre

Mid Sussex Marathon 2020

Of course the weekend still includes our headline event, The Mid Sussex Marathon, offering 3 races – two 10 mile races in both East Grinstead and Haywards Heath, and the 10 kilometre in Burgess Hill. All three combine to cover a total of 26.2 miles – the distance of a marathon. Runners are are able to enter each race individually or complete all three.

East Grinstead 10 mile
Haywards Heath 10 mile, part of SGP 2020
Burgess Hill 10 kilometre

Main Races start at 10.30am each day, however come along early to join in the warm up with Miles, Pooch and the Places leisure Personal Trainers.

Individual race medals are offered plus a special medal for the running them all!


An ideal event for people of all ages and abilities to take part in. There is no pressure and participants can just run for fun!

Family, friends and colleagues can join together to get active, raise money for charity or just simply enjoy being part of an inspiring, motivating and rewarding event and you’ll even receive a medal for finishing. The Fun Runs will be held at 9.30am, an hour before the main races.


The Mid Sussex Miles are a great opportunity for juniors and beginner adults to time themselves over a Mile distance. All entrants will receive a timing chip and a finishers medal, we also give prizes to each of the first 3 boys and girls home. The Mid Sussex Miles will be held at 10am, half an hour before each of the main races.

Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend is brought to you by Places Leisure in association with Active House Solutions

In Partnership with Mid Sussex District Council along with the East Grinstead, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill Town Councils.


The sense of camaraderie amongst the runners who do all three is really great ” 

 Nicola Morris from the Tunbridge Wells Harriers’