10 Weeks
4 Days

Leeds Half Marathon 2024

Start time subject to change

10 Weeks
4 Days


Sunday 12 May 2024

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St Michael's Lane


Start 10.00

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Event information

The Leeds Half Marathon is one of Yorkshire’s biggest event of its kind. Jane herself was proud to start the race back in 2003.

The much-loved run raises hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity every year and often attracts thousands of runners.

But what makes it special is the crowds. Support for runners along the route is always phenomenal, whatever the weather. Every participant will get a boost from the words of encouragement they receive.

Like all our events, the Leeds Half attracts runners of all abilities and ages. With a fantastically vibrant atmosphere guaranteed, this run could be right up your street.

So get yourself to Leeds and let's see you on the start line.



Entrants must be 17 years or over on event day.

What's included?

  • Chip timing
  • Finisher's goody bag
  • Exclusive medal
  • Memories of a brilliant day!

Route Map



Race Office

Opens at 7.00am in the Event Village.

Baggage Store

The Leeds Half Marathon Baggage will be located in the East Stand Long Room located at ATM Headingley Stadium. This will open at 7:00am

Water Stations

Bottled water is available on 3miles, 6miles, and 10mile. Competitors are advised to consider the effects of dehydration and drink plenty of fluids to compensate.

Energy Stations

High 5 Gels are available at miles 6 miles and 10 miles. High 5 tabs will be available at mile 8.


Post-event massage will be available in the event village.

Support & entertainment

A variety of performers and charity cheerleaders will be on hand to keep you motivated around the course.

First aid

Should you find you require medical assistance, personnel will be on hand to help at regular intervals on the course with fixed first aid stations located near to the water stations. There will also be a first aid unit and recovery area located near to the finish.

Headphones on event day

Headphones on event day

  • Headphones on event day

Runner information

Race number delivery

Race number delivery

Your race number will be posted to you 7-10 days before the start of the event. 

Race Office opening times will be made available closer to event day. 


Address changes

If you have changed address since registration, it is your responsibility to inform us.
However, we will also be sending out an email around eight weeks before the event to ask if you have changed address recently.

What if I'm coming from overseas?

Race numbers will not be posted to those participants who provided a postal address located outside of the UK as we can’t guarantee the safe delivery of the race number.

However, if you do have a UK address that your race number can be posted to prior to the event, please contact us at with details. Alternatively you will be able to collect your race number from the Race Office on the event weekend. Opening hours of the Race Office will be detailed on our website at in the week prior to the event.

Using your race number bib

Using your race number bib

  • Timing chip

  • Bib number

  • Arm position

  • Keep your number safe

  • Your memento

info Race numbers cannot be...

interchangeable and entries cannot be assigned, transferred, sold or gifted to any third party. Do not under any circumstances allow anybody else to run with your race number. Amongst other issues, this can create major problems for the medical team should they need to treat unknown runners.


Don't forget to plan your journey

Check out the information below to be sure you get to the event on time. Note, things get pretty busy, so leave lots of time and watch out for road closures.

How to get there

How to get there

Bus (local)

Please note there may be diversions in place due to the event’s road closures, but buses will still be running throughout the day.  For local bus times and to plan your journey please visit or


Arriving by Train – Please note that there will be no trains arriving into Headingley or Burley Park before 0900 on Sunday 14th May.  There are also limited trains arriving into Leeds (LDS) before 0900 on event day.For train travel information please visit or call 08457 48 49 50


Headingley Stadium has a number of cycle racks available inside the venue. These will be available to participants and spectators who have a ticket. Please note that bikes are left entirely at the owner’s risk.

Blue Badge Holder

Blue Badge Holder

If you are a Blue Badge holder and would like a place reserving, please contact providing your full name, address, car registration, date of birth and contact number. Please note you will need your Blue Badge to access the parking facilities.


Our Partner charities

Our Partner charities

If you have requested a fundraising pack from one of the event's partner charities, this should be with you soon. If you have not received your fundraising pack at least 4 weeks before the event, please contact the partner charity you have selected directly.

Sponsors & Partners

Our Sponsors & Partners

Our Sponsors & Partners

The Leeds Half Marathon is brought to you with the support of the following sponsors and partners