Blog Archive 2017

 Win your complete race kit worth over £240!

Win your complete race kit worth over £240!

  To celebrate the up and coming Yorkshire Marathon Series Festival in October, we've teamed up with our sponsors to give away 6 AMAZING prizes. All you have to do is share and the pinned post on o

9/4/2017

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New-look Steven all set for the first Asda Foundation Leicester 10K

New-look Steven all set for the first Asda Foundation Leicester 10K

Two years ago Steven Sharp was overweight, had high blood pressure, ate unhealthily and a walk up the steps left him struggling for breath.  

8/21/2017

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Go Noah!

Go Noah!

Brave Noah Tilson wowed the crowds at the York Mini and Junior Run, completing part of the event using his walking frame. Since then, inspired supporters have pledged thousands to help pay for a new powered wheelchair. 

8/11/2017

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Teacher steps out for cyclist friends killed in two tragic road crashes

Teacher steps out for cyclist friends killed in two tragic road crashes

In just two years, Rachel Shakespeare has lost two good friends. Both were keen cyclists and victims of road traffic accidents that left their families and friends bereft. Now Rachel, 34, from Pontefract, is running the Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon in their memory – and to raise awareness of road safety.

5/12/2017

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Leo prepares to grind out the miles for smiles

Leo prepares to grind out the miles for smiles

Leo Munson openly admits she hates running but on Sunday 30th April she will happily pull on her trainers for a cause close to her heart.

4/19/2017

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Half marathoners reveal their reasons for running ...

Half marathoners reveal their reasons for running ...

For charity, for a PB, for a lost loved one ... there are endless reasons why thousands will pull on their trainers for the Yorkshire Half Marathon this Sunday.

4/7/2017

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How to chose the race that's right for you

How to chose the race that's right for you

You’ve taken up running, lost a few pounds and feel ready to take part in your first race. But which one to choose? There are lots out there and a lot of issues to consider.

3/21/2017

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Celebrating International Women’s Day!

Celebrating International Women’s Day!

On International Women’s Day, here are five women who inspire us every day.

3/8/2017

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Transform yourself from runner to racer

Transform yourself from runner to racer

You have taken up running and everything is going well. You’ve shed a few pounds, are feeling physically fitter, mentally stronger and the struggle of those first few runs is nothing but a distant memory as you comfortably cover 5k without the need to walk.

2/17/2017

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Week three for Lee … as he counts down to Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Week three for Lee … as he counts down to Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Sheffield Star reporter Lee Peace is taking part in the Yorkshire Half Marathon on Sunday, April 9, and is bringing you regular updates on how training is going.

2/14/2017

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