Yorkshire Marathon 2015
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.
12:00am Saturday 8th October 2016
THOUSANDS of runners have set off in the fourth Yorkshire Marathon under glorious sunshine.
6:24am Tuesday 4th October 2016
A MAN who has blind since the age of nine is running the Yorkshire Marathon on Sunday to raise vital funds for three causes very close to his heart.
9:36am Friday 30th September 2016
ENTRIES have opened for next year's Yorkshire Marathon.
7:00am Wednesday 23rd September 2015
THE mother of Megan Roberts will take part in next month's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon to raise money for water safety charities.
4:00am Tuesday 22nd September 2015
A YORK father has told of his nightmare experiences when his baby daughter was badly scalded by boiling water and needed skin graft surgery.
6:12am Tuesday 18th August 2015
AT 61, retired school teacher Tricia Rees-Hughes will run her first marathon in York this year.
11:47am Friday 14th August 2015
NEW prizes are being offered at this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York to give top British and Irish athletes an extra incentive to take part.
6:00am Tuesday 11th August 2015
A PUB landlord is raising the bar for his next charity challenge by running the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.
1:44pm Wednesday 6th May 2015
FOLLOWING the success of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire business editor Laura Knowlson looks at the economic impact of major sporting events in York.
9:13am Wednesday 6th May 2015
SCORES of companies will be out to show they mean business when they take part in York’s Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.
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.
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.
2:36pm Monday 5th January 2015
PLACES have gone on sale for the 2015 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York.
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.
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.
10:47am Saturday 11th October 2014
MOTORISTS are being reminded to check the extensive road closures taking place this weekend for the Yorkshire Marathon.
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.
10:52am Saturday 11th October 2014
BEING attacked by a dog isn't the most ideal preparation for a marathon.
10:51am Saturday 11th October 2014
A CHARITY set up to provide activities for children with special needs will be boosted by two teachers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8:29am Friday 10th October 2014
Runners will set off in dry but chilly temperatures on race day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
9:28am Wednesday 8th October 2014
A TEACHER has enlisted the help of her pupils to prepare for a gruelling marathon on Sunday.