Leeds Mini and Junior Run 2024

Same day as the Leeds 10K



Sunday 23 June 2024

start lineStart line

Parkinson Steps (University of Leeds)


Start 09.45

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Event information

The Leeds Mini and Junior Run sponsored by Xerox Business Solutions is a great way to get active this year! 

Please see below the distances on offer:

Event Distance Age
Mini 1.5KM Age between 3 & 8. All children must run with a parent or guardian. 
Junior 2.35KM Ages between 9 & 14


Open to runners of all backgrounds and abilities, this popular local fun run 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.

Important entry information.

Important entry information.

Please note that the Leeds 10K will start at 9am and it will finish on the Headrow.   

Registering a young runner aged between 3 and 8 years old:

  • The adult running must put another adults emergency contact details when asked during the registration process. Please do not enter your own information here. 

Registering a young runner aged between 9 and 14 years old:

  • Entries must be completed by a parent/guardian aged 18 years or over on behalf of the child.
  • The adult must log in to their own account when registering their child.  If you do not have an account, you can create one.  

Enter with a peace of mind

Enter with a peace of mind

  • Active refund

info Important Note

Do not under any circumstances allow anybody else to run with a race number under your name.
Amongst other issues, this can create major problems for the medical team should they need to treat unknown runners. Anyone found to have done this will be disqualified.

Event timings

Event timings

08.00 Race Office opens for race number collection
09.45 Leeds Junior start time
09.51 Leeds Mini start time

Claim free entries

Thanks to the incredible support of our sponsors Xerox Business Solutions, we have 100 free entries to give away to schools and registered community groups in Leeds.

Route map

Route Map

Partner Charity

Partner Charity

Partner Charity

In 2024 the Leeds Mini and Junior will be supporting Leeds Hospitals Charity Appeal

Leeds Children’s Hospital is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country. It aims high to deliver the best for children, young people and their families. Leeds Hospitals Charity is launching the Leeds Children’s Hospital Appeal to support the transformation of the hospital.

Race Number Information

Collecting your race number is the main thing to remember ahead of the big event. You can do this on event day. More details will be made available closer to event day. 

Please bring safety pins with you as your race number will need to be attached to your t-shirt. 


On the day Information

All you need to know

All you need to know


Woodhouse Lane Car Park is the closest Leeds City Council car park to the start of the Leeds Fun Run and is open 24 hours.  


There isn’t a baggage store for the Mini GEAR run so please leave your bag and extra clothes with your family and friends who will be cheering you on.

Warm Up

To help you feel ready and raring to go, our friends from Active Leeds will be offering a fun warm-up!

Left Clothing

Please note that any clothing left anywhere on the start line will be donated to charity.

Family support?

We're sure lots of fans are coming to support you! Please get them to head to the start/finish line so they can see you zoom past them and collect your finishers medal.

At the Finish

After you fly across the finish line, don’t forget to collect your goodies including that all important medal.

You will be directed to the collection point by our team of friendly volunteers where you’ll be able to meet back up with your parents and guardians. This is where you can show everyone your brand new, shiny medal!


Smile! The Marathon Photos team will be on course throughout the event to snap your picture.

Photographs can be purchased at Should you not wish for your photo to be used in this way, please e-mail prior to race day.

Keeping Leeds green

We are committed to keeping Leeds green and we understand the importance of doing our bit for the environment. Bins will be provided across the event site and we urge people to use the facilities provided.

Let’s work together to Keep Leeds green and encourage other runners to do the same.

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