York Press: Yorkshire Marathon runners

York will host the third Yorkshire Marathon on October 11, 2015. If you are running in the York marathon, or a business which wants to reach the thousands of runners and visitors who will be coming to York for the event, then this section of our website is designed with you in mind.

Grateful mum to run Yorkshire Marathon in aid of medics who saved her daughters' lives

York Press:

12:39pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

WHEN Claire Bebb's twin daughters were born 15 weeks prematurely, they each weighed less than a bag of sugar.

Father to run Yorkshire Marathon in aid of charity that helped son

York Press:

11:26am Thursday 8th January 2015

A DEVOTED dad will tackle his second Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon this year to raise funds for a charity which has helped his young son.

Yorkshire marathon places go on sale - UPDATED

York Press:

2:36pm Monday 5th January 2015

PLACES have gone on sale for the 2015 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York. 

Thousands of Yorkshire Marathon runners celebrate crossing the line

York Press:

10:30am Monday 13th October 2014

PREPARATIONS are already underway for the 2015 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon after 7,000 amateur and professional runners took on the challenge this year.

Yorkshire Marathon - the top 100

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7:46pm Sunday 12th October 2014

THE Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon attracted runners from across the world. See results for the top 100 men and women here.

Motorists urged to check road closures for Yorkshire Marathon

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10:47am Saturday 11th October 2014

MOTORISTS are being reminded to check the extensive road closures taking place this weekend for the Yorkshire Marathon.

Spots for marathon spectators

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10:48am Saturday 11th October 2014

SPECTATORS turning out to cheer on the thousands of runners will be able to line the route as the Yorkshire Marathon passes through the region.

Dog attack won’t stop marathon man Keith

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10:52am Saturday 11th October 2014

BEING attacked by a dog isn't the most ideal preparation for a marathon.

Teachers to take on marathon for SNAPPY

York Press:

10:51am Saturday 11th October 2014

A CHARITY set up to provide activities for children with special needs will be boosted by two teachers.

Fog warning for marathon runners

York Press:

1:13pm Friday 10th October 2014

Forecasters have predicted fog for Sunday morning, which may lead to a delay to the start of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Mum to run marathon for diabetes awareness

York Press:

8:36am Friday 10th October 2014

A YORK mum whose son became seriously ill due to diabetes will be running in her first marathon this weekend.

Runners take on Yorkshire Marathon in memory of Oscar Hughes

York Press: Marie Hughes of Dunnington, who's son Oscar died of a brain tumour pictured centre with firends who are running the Yorkshire marathon to raise funds for a new charity set up in Oscars name. Picture David Harrison.   (10895283)

8:35am Friday 10th October 2014

THE appeal in memory of York schoolboy Oscar Hughes will receive a major boost when 30 runners take part in York's marathon on Sunday.

Masterchef finalist tackles Yorkshire Marathon

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8:29am Friday 10th October 2014

A CHEF who rose to fame on a popular television show is swapping her utensils for running shoes to tackle this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Marathon event should be dry

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8:29am Friday 10th October 2014

Runners will set off in dry but chilly temperatures on race day.

Road closures during Yorkshire Marathon

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8:28am Friday 10th October 2014

To allow organisers to begin setting up the extensive event village, University Road, in York, will be closed between Innovation Way and Green Dykes Lane on Saturday from noon and will re-open at 9pm after the race.

Special buses laid on for York Marathon runners and spectators

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8:27am Friday 10th October 2014

WITH the big day just two days away, the organisers of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon have given the following travel advice for runners and spectators heading to the start line: Park and Run A dedicated Park and Run service will run every 15 minutes from Elvington Airfeld. Book your bus tickets in advance.

Marathon facts

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8:31am Friday 10th October 2014

Spyridon Louis, winner of the marathon at the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, completed the course in 2:58:50 – a time that would have placed him 47th in last year’s Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Norton man to run marathon in memory of friend who died aged 20

York Press: Josh MIlner who is to run in the Yorkshire marathon in memory of his friend Harvey Pettit who died from leukaemia.Pictures Nigel Holland (10526494)

3:34pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A YOUNG man whose best friend passed away earlier this year at the age of 20 is running this weekend's York Marathon in his memory.

Teacher enlists pupils to help with marathon training

York Press: St Lawrence's CE Primary School teacher and Yorkshire marathon runner Helen Smith with Paul Smith, of sponsors Quartz Travel, and some of the youngsters in the school's marathon club. Pic: Mike Tipping (11145592)

9:28am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A TEACHER has enlisted the help of her pupils to prepare for a gruelling marathon on Sunday.

Elite runners to tackle Yorkshire Marathon

York Press: Edwin Korir winning the Yorkshire Marathon. Pic: Mike Tipping (11154930)

12:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A host of top international athletes will be heading to York on October 12th for the second Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Running in the marathon to keep youngsters off the streets

York Press: L-R: Nicky Bryan-Smith, Rachael Tirrell and Sheila Gregson

8:31am Tuesday 7th October 2014

WOMEN supporting the city's homeless and vulnerable are taking to the streets to keep youngsters off them.

Phil Johnson running marathon to raise awareness of rare kidney disease

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8:38am Saturday 4th October 2014

A RUNNER suffering from a rare kidney disease is preparing for an uphill battle to raise awareness of a hereditary condition affecting men in his family.

Teachers and mums tackle marathon

York Press: Parents and teachers at Wigginton Primary School who are entering the York Marathon.Pictures Nigel Holland (11023602)

8:30am Friday 3rd October 2014

TEACHERS and mums at a York primary school are tackling the Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for a new play area.

Theatre director running marathon to remember colleague

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8:32am Friday 3rd October 2014

AN artistic director is running this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in memory of a voice coach.

Connor and friends take on marathon for air ambulance

York Press: (Dark shirt) Derek Stainthorpe with (from left) Liam Broadhead, Sam Harrison and Derek's son Connor Stainthorpe who are getting in training to run the York Marathon to raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance Service who saved Derek's life af

8:25am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SON whose dad almost died in a motorbike crash has helped raise thousands of pounds for the Great North Air Ambulance as he gears up to take on the Yorkshire Marathon.

Team from The Press to take part in Yorkshire Marathon

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9:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FUN runners and fundraisers from The Press will make up part of the 7,000 strong crowd taking part in this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

Teacher’s marathon challenge

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9:53am Saturday 27th September 2014

AN INSPIRATIONAL teacher who rose to fame in an award winning documentary is running this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in memory of his unborn child.

Teacher to run Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for school trip

York Press:

9:46am Friday 26th September 2014

A PRIMARY school teacher from York is limbering up to take part in this year's Yorkshire Marathon to raise cash for a school trip.

Road closures unveiled in run-up to Yorkshire Marathon

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9:14am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A LIST of city centre roads affected by the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon have been released by organisers as the big race edges closer.

Son of paralysed man to run Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for York Hospital

York Press: Jamie Ball who is undertaking several distance runs to raise money for York Hospital. His father had a serious accident on Boxing Day last year and is now a paraplegic on a ventilator in York Hospital. Picture David Harrison. (10547643)

9:47am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BOXING Day will always be remembered as the day James Ball's life changed forever.

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