Brighton Marathon 2019: Watch as runners started the race

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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