The race starts in Princes Park and mostly follows the seafront promenades towards Beachy Head and back to Sovereign Harbour, where the course loops back to the finish which is located in Princes Park. The first 3 miles head west along the seafront, raising as it heads towards the Meads. A steady climb between mile 3 and 4 which takes you to the top of Beachy Head Road where it then takes a sharp left down Upper Dukes Drive. Downhill all the way until the course joins the seafront at mile 5. Heading east along the seafront, past the iconic pier, Fisherman`s Green and the Sovereign Centre until mile 8 where it joins the pavement on Prince William Parade. The course now loops through the North and South Harbour crossing the internal bridges until at mile 12 it joins the seafront again and heads west towards the finish. The last 400 metres joins Royal Parade where the course then takes you back into Prince Park towards the finish line.