If you’re looking to achieve your company’s fundraising goals, or simply to enjoy a bit of healthy competition, then this is the event for you.
Alternatively, if you’ve always wanted to run a marathon but weren’t sure you could complete the distance alone, then this might be the answer.
Get your marathon medal by joining five of your friends and colleagues for the Yorkshire Marathon Relay. Whether you’re on the final leg of 3 miles or the 2nd of 6 miles, together you WILL complete a marathon.
It's all about the teamwork.
The relay sees teams of six take on the beautiful and ancient streets of York in a battle to claim the bragging rights of being the fastest team in the race.
Open to teams from all backgrounds, the marathon relay is a wonderful way of networking, boosting morale, promoting teamwork or just rewarding yourselves with a great day out.
Relay distances vary, making the run both accessible and fun for runners of all abilities.
Marathon Relay Team Categories
- Mixed (must include at least 3 female runners)
- Female (all 6 runners must be female)
Included In Your Team Entry
Pre Race Day Race Kit
Teams will receive personalised technical running shirts to wear on race day. The shirts will be branded with your company logo and team name, helping to identify your team on race day and offering great corporate exposure.
PR and Media Coverage
Teams will have the opportunity to feature in profile-raising news stories about the relay via the event's media partners.
Race Day Hospitality
A dedicated VIP corporate hospitality area is provided for all team members at the University’s Roger Kirk Centre. This is the perfect place for teams to gather, take advantage of the free refreshments, and enjoy a stress-free build-up to the race.
Framed, complimentary team photos will be available as a souvenir of your day.
Trophies and Prizes
Awards will be presented to the fastest teams, along with honours for fastest male and female.
Park & Run
Complimentary Park & Run service from the official event car park at Elvington Airfield for all team members.
Buses and volunteers are on hand to collect you from the hospitality area and take you to your starting leg. They will also bring you back once you've handed the baton over to your team-mate.
Finisher's Goody Bag
Team members will receive a finisher's bag containing the all-important medal and post-race snacks.
The course showcases the very best of the City of York and its surrounding countryside. Yorkshire Marathon Relay runners will take on distances from 3 to 6.1 miles each.
Leg A: 4.8 miles
Leg B: 6.1 miles
Leg C: 3.2 miles
Leg D: 4.1 miles
Leg E: 5 miles
Leg F: 3 miles