York Fun Run 2023

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Knavesmire Road

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The Arena Group York Fun Run is a great way to get active this year! 

Open to runners aged three and up, of all backgrounds and abilities, this popular local event is a fantastic day out for all the family.

We encourage children of all backgrounds and abilities to take part in the Fun Run, including those with disabilities and any other special considerations. Please get in touch so we can help you and them have the best experience.

All finishers will be rewarded with a goody bag and that all-important medal to show off to friends!

We are also looking to increase participation by offering 150 free entries to local schools (max 10 entries per school). If you are a school please get in touch at info@runforall.com to redeem your entries.

Event Distance: 1.5km

How to enter

How to enter

Registering a young runner aged between 3 and 8 years old:
Runners aged 3-8 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults can accompany up to 2 children. Select this option by selecting the Family Tickets when entering. 

When purchasing a Family Ticket, the adult is required to fill out their details first. Within the same form, the system will ask for the Full Name and age of the child/children you are registering.

Please note that you are not required to select the 'Minor (under 18) tab when purchasing this type of entry.  All entries will be entered under the name of the adult registering. 

Registering a young runner aged between 8 and 17 years old:
Entries must be completed by a parent/guardian aged 18 years or over on behalf of the child

Please note that you must select the 'Minor (under 18) tab when purchasing this type of entry. 

Race Information

Race Information

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  • Parking

  • Where To Meet

  • Are Your Family Coming To Support You?

  • Baggage

  • Warm Up

  • At the Finish

  • Big Smiles

Route map

Route map

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Fundraising

Partner Charity

Partner Charity

In 2022 the York fun run will be supporting the Jane Tomlinson Appeal

The Appeal is the legacy of the late inspirational Jane Tomlinson CBE who made headlines worldwide by completing a series of seemingly impossible challenges – after being told she had incurable cancer and just months to live.

Jane, a mum-of-three, defied her diagnosis to take part in countless marathons and famously rode across Europe and the USA to raise funds for charity.  

The Appeal aims to carry on Jane’s extraordinary achievements by continuing to support children to be happier and healthier and improve the lives of people living with cancer. This is done through 4 key projects.  

Kinesio Taping - non-drug therapy

Exploring the benefits of Kinesio Taping – and how it can alleviate pain in people living with cancer. Click here to find out more

OWLS children's bereavement care

Support for children who have suffered the devastating loss of someone special, like a parent or sibling. Click here to find out more 

Children's health and well-being

Programmes to improve the mental and physical health of primary school children in disadvantaged areas. Click here to find out more.

Early detection of breast cancer

Supporting research into a blood test to detect breast cancer earlier, potentially saving countless lives. Click here to find out more

Click here for the Appeal website

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