York will host the second Yorkshire Marathon on October 12, 2014. 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.
7:56am Tuesday 19th August 2014
FORMER England rugby league international Peter Fox is in training for a new type of physical challenge, having agreed to run the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon for charity.
9:45am Wednesday 6th August 2014
SIX colleagues from a York property company are to run the Yorkshire Marathon, in aid of a local charity.
10:19am Wednesday 9th July 2014
When Helen Copeland woke up dazed and confused on the ledge of a mountain with two broken legs, the last thing she could have done was run a marathon weeks later.
9:33am Friday 6th June 2014
Runners lining up for this year’s Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon can look forward to some high profile support to spur them on as they tackle the 26.2 mile course.
7:53am Friday 25th April 2014
STAFF from phone and broadband provider, Plusnet, will pound the streets of York later this year as they take on the challenge to run the city's marathon.
12:10am Monday 14th April 2014
RUNNERS are being offered the chance to take part in their first marathon by the Jane Tomlinson Appeal, which has places available in the sold-out Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York.
9:37am Friday 7th March 2014
ATHLETES taking part in The Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York will again be vying for cash prizes worth £12,000 – the same as last year’s inaugural race.
8:39am Wednesday 22nd January 2014
RUNNERS who missed out on a place in the Yorkshire Marathon can still take part if they raise funds for Diabetes UK.
9:11am Tuesday 21st January 2014
St Leonard’s Hospice in York has a few places in this year’s Yorkshire Marathon for runners who want to raise money for them.
8:32am Thursday 16th January 2014
THREE friends who are running the Yorkshire Marathon for the Great North Air Ambulance have raised more than £1,000 in only a week.
11:27am Tuesday 14th January 2014
A CHARITY set up in memory of a York man who died of bone cancer is offering people the chance to take part in the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon this October.
12:52pm Monday 13th January 2014
So you want to run a marathon? Victoria Prest gets some sound advice on how to go the distance.
9:43am Friday 10th January 2014
A SON whose hero dad almost lost his life in an horrific motorbike crash is running the Yorkshire marathon to raise money for the Great North Air Ambulance.
7:30am Tuesday 7th January 2014
THE final release of places in the second Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon has sold out in only ten minutes.
UPDATED: Complete sell-out looms for this year's Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York - despite extra 1,000 places
10:58am Friday 3rd January 2014
AN EXTRA 1,000 places have been created for this year’s Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in York to help meet soaring demand.
8:37am Thursday 2nd January 2014
IT was a sporting triumph for York – more than 6,000 runners pounding the streets as the city hosted its first-ever marathon last October.
8:07am Wednesday 13th November 2013
TEAM spirit and colleague collaboration was celebrated as the prizes were handed over for the Yorkshire Marathon’s Corporate Relay.
8:26am Saturday 2nd November 2013
VIEWERS can relive the excitement and atmosphere of York’s first marathon when Channel 4 broadcasts an hour-long TV programme tomorrow.
4:03pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013
FOLLOWING the success of the first ever Yorkshire Marathon, sponsorship has been confirmed for the next two years.
11:25am Tuesday 22nd October 2013
THE widower of champion charity fundraiser Jane Tomlinson has hailed York’s first marathon as a “great collective achievement”.
10:37am Tuesday 22nd October 2013
ORGANISERS have already begun preparing for next year’s York marathon as details emerged of some runners’ personal achievements in Sunday’s event.
11:31am Tuesday 22nd October 2013
AT almost precisely 9.30am, a sea of voices joined in with the countdown on University Road. “Ten, nine, eight”. As the chant reached one, there was a split second’s pause, then an almighty cheer. The first ever Yorkshire Marathon was officially under way.
11:28am Tuesday 22nd October 2013
THROWING his arms around a friend one runner shouted an emotional “thank you so much for coming” as he reached the 14-mile mark at Stamford Bridge.
11:22am Tuesday 22nd October 2013
HUNDREDS gathered at the Minster yesterday to support the runners in the first Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.
7:18am Sunday 20th October 2013
Thousands of runners today took part in the first-ever Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.
1:03pm Sunday 20th October 2013
AT almost precisely 9.30am, a sea of voices joined in with the countdown on University Road.
10:56am Saturday 19th October 2013
AFTER nine months of preparations and gruelling training routines, thousands of runners are today counting down the final hours to the first-ever Yorkshire Marathon.
10:16am Saturday 19th October 2013
A CLIMBER who had to be rescued after breaking both legs in a 15-foot mountain fall will still take part in tomorrow’s Yorkshire Marathon.
10:13am Saturday 19th October 2013
THREE years ago, Paul Sanderson was so unfit he could barely walk without breaking into a sweat. But after a three year weight loss mission, he is about to take part in the marathon, and said he feels fantastic.