The Asda Foundation Leeds 10k - our first and some would still say our best - run. Come and experience the unrivalled atmosphere and the electric finish of this fantastic race. Thousands of runners from across the country head to Leeds each year to be a part of Yorkshire's biggest running event, and 2019 will be no different. This course is flat and fast on closed roads in the heart of the city - come and experience the buzz for yourself. This race is a great choice for beginners as well as those looking for that coveted PB!
How to enter the Asda Foundation Leeds 10k
- Run 10km
Asda Foundation Leeds 10k route
The Asda Foundation Leeds 10K course has something to offer, regardless of age or ability.
Seasoned runners can take advantage of the super-flat and fast route to compete for their personal best, whilst new runners can embrace the incredible atmosphere to achieve their own goal, whether that’s just getting round, or supporting a good cause.
With a truly electric city centre start and finish, and great support around the route, there are few events to rival the Leeds 10K.
Course breakdown – km by km
0 – 1km – You will head down Vicar Lane and past the iconic Corn Exchange before avoiding the many tipples on Call Lane heading east towards Sovereign Street.
1 – 2km – Heading past Leeds Train Station onto Wellington Street and continuing east to bring you past the old Yorkshire Post building and under the viaducts onto Kirkstall Road.
2 – 3km – Settle into your stride as you continue down the very flat section of Kirkstall Road – laden with encouraging charity cheerleaders to spur you on.
3 – 4km – At 3.8km you’ll find the first Asda Foundation water station located at Cardigan Fields.
4 – 5km – With the Leeds-Liverpool canal to your left, you’ll continue down Kirkstall Road.
5 – 6km – Reaching the turning point at Savins Mill Way, you’ll do an 180 degree turn and return back down the flat Commercial Road and Kirkstall Road.
6 – 7km – Continuing down Kirkstall Road, you’ll find the second Asda Foundation Water Station at 6.7km.
7 – 8km – Continuing along Kirkstall Road, as you push yourself into the latter part of the race, you return under the viaducts near Cardigan Fields and head into the final 2km.
8 – 9km – The final section of Kirkstall Road will sweep you past Leeds’ array of television and radio studios, Kirkstall Fire Station and towards Westgate Point.
9 – 10km – Prepare yourself for the home straight, as you head up Westgate Point and onto The Headrow where you’ll find roaring spectator crowds waiting to cheer you over the finish line.
Please note, the route is subject to change.
Asda Foundation Leeds 10k weather forecast
Possible drizzle in the morning.
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