Yorkshire Marathon 2015

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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.

Yorkshire Marathon 2016: Thousands set off under glorious sunshine

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12:00am Saturday 8th October 2016

THOUSANDS of runners have set off in the fourth Yorkshire Marathon under glorious sunshine.

Blind runner is set to take on York marathon

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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.

Yorkshire Marathon 2017 entries open today

York Press: FLASHBACK: The Yorkshire Marathon gets under way at the University of York

9:36am Friday 30th September 2016

ENTRIES have opened for next year's Yorkshire Marathon.

Megan's mum to run in marathon in daughter's memory

York Press:

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.

Ex-Hollywood actor tells of nightmare after freak accident leaves baby daughter scalded

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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.

Tricia's in the running for the York Marathon

York Press: Tricia Reece- Hughes training  at Brafferton for her marathon to help raise money for Yorkshire Cancer Research.Pic : Nigel Holland (35368433)

6:12am Tuesday 18th August 2015

AT 61, retired school teacher Tricia Rees-Hughes will run her first marathon in York this year.

New cash prizes at York's marathon - some just for British and Irish runners

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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.

York pub landlord to run marathon for local charities

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6:00am Tuesday 11th August 2015

A PUB landlord is raising the bar for his next charity challenge by running the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon.

The real winners of major sporting events in York

York Press: The Yorkshire Marathon gets under way at York University.Pic :Nigel Holland (25168948)

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.

Yorkshire Marathon: Challenge set to become 'the fastest firm in the county'

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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