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

York Press:

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.

Getting to the start line - Yorkshire Marathon park and run bus service is just the ticket

York Press: Runners at the start of the Yorkshire Marathon

9:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

With the big day looming, the organisers of the Yorkshire Marathon offering the following travel advice for runners and spectators heading to the start line.

Coach offers top tips for marathon runners

York Press:

11:15am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A RUNNING coach has handed out some pearls of wisdom to those soon to tackle a gruelling marathon.

Be fuelled as well as fit for the Yorkshire Marathon

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7:52am Friday 12th September 2014

RUNNERS from across the region will be lining up at the start line of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in a month's time.

Countdown starts for Yorkshire Marathon

York Press: Runners at the beginning of the Yorkshire Marathon

10:25am Monday 8th September 2014

EXCITEMENT is building for the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014 with just 33 days to go.

York rugby league ace faces marathon challenge

York Press:

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.

Property workers prepare for Yorkshire Marathon

York Press:

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.

Team effort to tackle marathon course

York Press: Runners (from left) Howard Foster and David Gill, from Northern Gas Networks, with Jonathan Spooner, Helen Copeland, Sarah Woods, Tristan Ramsey and Ben Wright, representing Charterhouse Recruitment, at York Minster for the launch of Yorkshire Marathon Co

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.

Yorkshire Marathon ambassador role for Matt Dawson

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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.

Runners take on Yorkshire Marathon challenge in aid of Jane Tomlinson Appeal

York Press: RUNNING MEN: Yorkshire Marathon runners (L-R) Mark Hopewell, Richard Grayson, Oli Andrews, Julian Walshaw, Louis Woods and Chris Pettitt.

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.

Yorkshire Marathon places up for grabs

York Press: Babs Shiells, centre, in training with White Rose runners as they get ready for the Yorkshire 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.

Yorkshire Marathon prize money is £12,000

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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.

Marathon places for charity runners

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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.

Yorkshire Marathon runners urged to help hospice

York Press: Hospice fundraising manager Sue Miller with hospice mascot Lenny Bear

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.

Friends raise £1,000 for air ambulance in a week

York Press: Derek Stainthorpe, second from left, with, from left, Liam Broadhead, Sam Harrison and Derek’s son, Connor Stainthorpe, who are getting in training to run the Yorkshire Marathon to raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance Service after it saved Der

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.

Guy Francis charity offers Yorkshire Marathon places

York Press: Guy Francis died of bone cancer in 2002, aged just 23

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.

On your marks for a marathon effort

York Press: Helen Stothard, of Strensall, who is running the London Marathon in memory of Alfie Oliver

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.

Grateful son to run Yorkshire Marathon for air ambulance

York Press: Charity runners Liam Broadhead, Sam Harrison and Connor Stainthorpe jump over Derek Stainthorpe to celebrate getting places in this year’s Yorkshire Marathon

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.

Yorkshire Marathon places sell out in minutes

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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

York Press: Mike Tomlinson at the front of a giant 'Y', inside Clifford's Tower, marking the launch of the 2014 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

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.

Yorkshire Marathon organisers open pre-sale register

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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.

Teams receive Yorkshire Marathon Relay awards at prize-giving ceremony

York Press: James Potter of Yorkshire Farmhouse Eggs of Thirsk, kneeling, left, with the Yorkshire Marathon corporate relay winners at the presentations at the Rose and Crown

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.

York marathon highlights on Channel 4 this weekend

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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.

Marathon sponsorship confirmed to 2015

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4:03pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

FOLLOWING the success of the first ever Yorkshire Marathon, sponsorship has been confirmed for the next two years.


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