Leeds 1.5k, 5k, 10k & Half Marathon MoRun

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Sign up for this fun, family-favourite MoRun in Leeds. With a 5k, 10k, half marathon and even a 1.5k mini MoRun, this event has a race for all. Come dressed in your funkiest fancy dress to be in with a chance of winning a bonus medal. Come for the good times and to support Movember.
Participants
Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun, 20 Nov 2022
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4.6
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Where and when
Location
Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2HH, UK
Start times
Sun, 20 Nov 2022
Half Marathon:
9:30am |
10k:
10:00am |
5k:
10:00am |
1.5k Mini MoRun :
11:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Leeds 1.5k, 5k, 10k & Half Marathon MoRun
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£30.00
10k
Distance
10km
£25.00
5k
Distance
5km
£25.00
1.5k Mini MoRun
Distance
1.5km
£16.00
Route information
Elevation: Hilly
Terrain: Paths - Trail
One laps = 5k
The MoRun events proudly support Movember, the only charity tackling men's health on a global scale, year round.
Roundhay Park is one of Europe's largest city parks, making it the ideal location for the Leeds MoRun. As you go around this hilly route, with mixed terrain between paths and trails, you will have stunning views around Waterloo Lake and Upper Lake. The course is suitable for off-road buggies, but it is not suitable for wheelchairs. There will be marshals and kilometre markers around the course.
Runners will take on 1 lap for the 5k route, 2 laps for the 10k and 4 laps for the half marathon.
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What's included
  • MoRunning Medal
  • MoRunning Headband
  • Chip-timed results
  • Way-marked route
  • Marshalled course
  • Bag-drop
  • Water station
  • Sweets at the finish
  • Toilets
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Finisher's Medal
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Train
How to get there
Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2HH, UK
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By Bus
Bus numbers 12 and 2 leave Leeds City Centre from Vicar Lane or New Briggate, towards Tropical World.
By Train
Leeds train station is 2 miles from the park.
By Car
From Leeds, drive north on the A58 Wetherby Road, turning off after 3 miles at Oakwood. Or you can access the park from the A6120 Leeds Ring Road, where there will be brown signposts to Tropical World.
Parking
Please park your car in one of the Car Parks or spaces outside of the park. There will be some free parking available within Roundhay Park but this may be limited, so please plan your journey to arrive in plenty of time before the race.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:30 Half Marathon starts
10:00 5k & 10k races start
11:30 Mini MoRun starts
*Please arrive at least 45-60 minutes before your race to allow plenty of time to park, collect your race pack, attach your race number, drop any bags you may have, and warm up.
Race Packs
Race packs will be collected on the day from the event hub. You will receive your race number, timing chip, safety pins and dedicated headband.
Bag Drop
There will be a bag drop facility available next to the registration tents. It is asked by the event organiser to pack as lightly as possible as space in this bag drop area is extremely limited.
Though this area is manned at all times, it is recommended to leave any valuables at home.
Fancy Dress Competition
The fancy dress competition will take place for the adults at 09:15am. If you want to be in the Fancy dress showdown make sure you line up between the fancy dress flags by 09:15am latest.
There will also be spot prizes for best dressed Mini MoRunners.
On-Site Facilities
There are toilets available in the park next to the event hub.
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The Fix Events
Fix Events have over a decades worth of experience within the endurance events space, and organise over 70 events per year, varying from running to triathlons to charity events. Their events are well-known for their friendly atmosphere, which makes them great for participants of all abilities and they’re also hosted throughout all of the UK’s major cities - making them easily accessible to everyone. On top of their staple events calendar, the Fix have partnered with charities such as the Movember Foundation, where they delivered over 20 MoRuns throughout the month to thousands of runners.
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Spectator Info
This is a great family event, with lots of silly fancy dress and groovy music, so it will be great fun to come and watch. You're more than welcome to come along and cheer your friends and family around the course. There's also a strong charitable focus, so the more support the better.
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This is a fancy dress event, with special prizes for the best costume, so don't forget to dress up!
It is especially encouraged to draw on or wear a fake moustache (unless you've grown one already, that is).
You will receive your free MoRunning Headband in your race pack, so make sure to put it on before the race.
Please make sure that your Bib race number is fully visible on the outside.
FAQs
What are the age restrictions for the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Children are permitted to run in any of the events, as long as their parent/guardian is confident that they are able to finish the course. Parents/guardians must be responsible for their children at all times. The Mini Mo event is restricted to younger children aged 3-12.
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Do I need to fundraise for the Movember Foundation to enter the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Fundraising is not compulsory, but anything you can raise would make a big difference. When you enter, you have the option of making a donation. You can fundraise for any charity of your choice. MoRunning supports the Movember Foundation which tackles men's health, focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
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Where do I get my race day photos for the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Photos from the event will be available to view and purchase one or two days after the event. You must enter your name and race number, so please make sure your race number is visible during the race. If your number is visible, you are guaranteed at least two photographs of you running on the day.
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Will there be toilets at the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun?
Yes, toilets will be available by the event hub.
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My child is entered in the Mini MoRun, can I run with them?
Yes, 1 adult may accompany their MiniMo free of charge. Theres no need to register the adult, however the medals are reserved for the kids.
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Is there a cut-off time to complete the MoRuns?
There is typically a 1.5 hour cut-off to complete the event.
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Can I run the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun with a buggy?
Yes, buggies are allowed at this event however as its partly run along trails, off-road running buggies are recommended.
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Is the course at the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun suitable for a wheelchair?
Unfortunately, the course is not suitable for wheelchair users.
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Can I run the Leeds 1.5k 5k & 10k MoRun with my dog?
Yes, dogs are allowed but please ensure they are on a lead at all times and respectful of other runners.
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Can I wear headphones at the Leeds 5k & 10k MoRun?
Yes, headphones are permitted but please ensure you can hear the marshals around you, as well as the general public.
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Reviews
4.6
28 reviews
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ben
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Great day, only downside was there was mo soap in the portaloos
richard
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
I was happy to be 2nd male and be the oldest competitor 🙃
laura
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Beautiful course around the lakes.
daniel
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
I grew up in Leeds and spent many years round this park, I will never get bored of the scenery here. Truly beautiful and relatively flat, great course!!!
kim
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4.7
Did the race in 2022
Great atmosphere and course! Will be back.
amanda
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
I fell in love with the course and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere created by the fancy dress competition. The Marshalls were terrific, very friendly and encouraging. Thank you for a wonderful experience!
mandy
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Brilliant
david
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
It was a fantastic experience well presented and the atmosphere was brilliant 👏 What a fantastic event definitely won't be my last
halima
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Loved it
claire
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4.7
Did the race in 2022
Very supportive team, friendly and were encouraging all the way round the course
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Recent Questions
Lennon Davies
03/10/2021
Do you get a medal?
Charlotte Bingham
14/09/2020
How old do you have to be to compete in the 10k?
Stephy Dennis
16/09/2020
Hey! There's no minimum age for the run, If the parent/guardian is satisfied the child/children can confidently run unaccompanied they may do so, with a parent/guardian remaining onsite at all times.
Charlotte Winn
23/08/2020
Can you show a pic of the route please x
Stephy Dennis
25/08/2020
Hi Charlotte. If you click the link you will be able to see the map - https://www.mo-running.com/c/location/race_map/lg/Leeds.jpg
Mark Hudson
19/11/2019
Hi its Tuesday before race day and I haven't received my race number yet please advise
Stephy Dennis
20/11/2019
Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. If you could please get in contact with the customer support team and they will be able to help you out - support@letsdothis.com !:)
Gill Duds
18/11/2019
Hi Is there a route map or outline for the mini mo run in Leeds?
Stephy Dennis
18/11/2019
Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately there is not a route map for the Mini Mo Run in Leeds.
Gill Duds
17/11/2019
Do you have a route map for the mini morun?
Chris Allaway
08/10/2019
Is the event at Temple Newsam or Rounday Park as your website shows both?.
Chris Allaway
08/10/2019
There are 2 addresses for the event, Temple Newsam and Rounday Park, which is it?
Ian Petch
05/10/2019
I've booked to run but I've lost my email with the details on please help
Stephy Dennis
07/10/2019
Hi there. If you contact customer support they will be able to help you - support@letsdothis.com
Wayne Doherty
04/10/2019
Hi, quick question, where exactly is the Leeds event being held?! Your website refers to both Roundhay Park and Temple Newsam (as in previous years) I'm a little confused!
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