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MAR23
The Leeds & Liverpool Canal Canter – Day 1Leeds, GB

As the name suggests this is an out and back canter on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The route will start and finish at Kirkstall about 2.5 miles outside the centre of Leeds. Whilst this flat route is not particularly technical its a great opportunity to improve your own PB. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is 127.25 miles in length, stretching between the busy cities of Leeds and Liverpool. It is in fact the longest canal in the north of England and passing through 91 locks. The construction began in 1770 and was completed in 1816.

£23 - £35.50
5k • Ultramarathon • Marathon • Other • Half Marathon • 10k
The Leeds & Liverpool Canal Canter – Day 1
FEB16
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Saint Valentine’s Day MassacreSheffield, GB

5km & 10km. Love2Run? Run with your hun!

Fancy dress is optional (but encouraged!) and the couple who are linked together in the most imaginative way will win a FREE place to the future RunForit race of their choice.

Bespoke medal & FREE finish-line fizz/beer and cake for all finishers, fantastically friendly marshals, brilliant atmosphere and a whole load of LURVE. Win a FREE future race place with our selfie upload competition - details on race day! Fast, flat and scenic course with huge PB potential. Wicked!

2 reviews
£15 - £18
5k • 10k
Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre
APR6
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Chocathlon – YorkshireCanal Side, West Yorkshire, GB

A choice of a 5km or 9 km (Roads Tracks and trails) easy trail run/walk with feed stations every so often, stocked with optional chocolate!

So run, walk or crawl your way around this Chocolate themed event.

Prizes for 1,2 & 3rd place, best team name, best fancy dress... Spot prizes- medal for all finishers

£15
5k • Other
Chocathlon – Yorkshire
MAR17
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St Paddy’s Day Purgatory 5k & 10KSheffield, GB

5km & 10km. Are YOU tough enough?

When he was 16, according to legend, Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland. St Patrick's Day is celebrated on 17th March each year. This is a scenic, fast and flat route great for PBs. Parking, toilets & facilities very close by; choose your distance (5k or 10km). Bespoke medal & special St Paddy beer/finish line fizz & cake for all finishers. Fancy dress optional (but strongly encouraged!). Friendly marshals, cake & candy at the refreshment points and finish line. What's not to love? Entries strictly limited - book now to secure your place.

Afterwards, you can head off to Meadowhall to grab yourself a bargain or enjoy lunch at Meadowhall. Its time to dust off your running shoes, earn some serious LUCK!

The St Paddy's Day Purgatory is suitable for leprechauns of all ages and abilities (wheelchair/pram friendly route). There will be plenty of cheer from the crowds to get you on your way. A warm up to loosen those limbs will take place at the start, plus lots of other folks to trot, dance or prance the pavements with. It's a fast, flat and scenic route - perfect for a PB.

2 reviews
£15 - £18
5k • 10k
St Paddy’s Day Purgatory 5k & 10K
APR6
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GlowWorm Neon Night RunSheffield, GB

Bright lights! Big City! Sheffield's ANNUAL spectacular neon night race - full of atmosphere and fabulous neon lights. FREE neon for every runner - come and light up the canal with us. The route is totally runner/ family/wheelchair/pram friendly with frequent refreshments and friendly marshals.

A scenic, fast and flat out-and-back route great for PBs. Parking, toilets and facilities very close by; choose your distance (5km or 10km). The race starts 7.30pm following race briefing.

Bespoke medal, FREE celebratory finish-line fizz and cake for all finishers: friendly marshals. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate available at the start line before the race.

A little bit of fun to lighten up those dreary winter nights. Put a spring in your step and a neon on your bum and come to join us lighting up the streets in the most fun way possible. "Mug with a Bug" Selfie competition to win a FREE race place, too! Fast, flat, fun course and friendly marshals. Come on - give it a glow!

Family friendly, wheelchair friendly, pram friendly route. No time limits, no age restrictions, no pressure - just lots of fun!

£15 - £18
5k • 10k
GlowWorm Neon Night Run
APR21
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Easter Eggstravaganza – 5K & 10K Family Fun Run/WalkSheffield, GB

Come and have some Easter fun with us. A scenic, fast and flat out-and-back route great for PBs. Easter egg hunt along the way; Parking, toilets and facilities very close by. Choose your distance (5km or 10km). The race starts 11 am following race briefing.

Bespoke medal, free finish-line fizz/beer, cake and Easter Egg for all finishers: friendly marshals, tea/coffee/hot chocolate available at the start and finish line. Selfie-upload competition to win a FREE future race place: all you need to do is "Get funny with the bunny"!! (More details on race day!)

Startline Egg Hunt for non-running family members to keep them happy while you're running, too! What's not to love? Totally family-friendly, pram-friendly, wheelchair-friendly route; it's fast, flat and scenic, and perfect for PBs.

5 reviews
£15 - £18
5k • 10k
Easter Eggstravaganza – 5K & 10K Family Fun Run/Walk
MAY25
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Zombie Apocalypse Sunset ScreamerSheffield, GB

There are mysterious sounds and sightings being reported around Sheffield. Its up to you and only you to save yourself from the figures lurking in the shadows. We predict that the zombies will attack Sheffield on Saturday 25th May 2019, so its up to you to gather your troops and take on the zombies. The undead will be lurking in the shadows of the trees for an estimated 5km. Are you ready to run for your life?

£15 - £18
5k • 10k
Zombie Apocalypse Sunset Screamer
JUL20
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Round ResHuddersfield, GB

This is an opportunity to enjoy one of Yorkshires landmark locations! Offering a 5km, 10km, half marathon, full marathon and an ultra all in one event.

The Round Res, is an event based on a 5k route around Scammondon Water, the challenge starts and finishers above Scammonden Water (NW of Huddersfield) you & your team, run around the reservoir.

£7.50 - £27.50
5k • Ultramarathon • Marathon • Half Marathon • 10K • Other
Round Res
JUN8
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Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10KSheffield, GB

Join us for the SECOND annual Sheffield Defeat Dementia Superhero Sprint on Saturday 8th June 2019.

This brand new Superhero/Supervillain sprint event consists of a 5km fun run and a 10km race and costume contest on the beautiful Sheffield/Tinsley canal towpath. Wear your favourite superhero or supervillain gear and use your superpowers to walk, run or sprint to the finish line. Its going to be a whole comic strip of fun with a whole lot of running thrown in too!

Burn off some energy, use your superpowers and have a WHOLE load of superhero or supervillain fun!. It's a family friendly 5k,10k with a medal and a FREE goody bag for all finishers!

Bring your family and friends and join us as we take to the streets for the second annual Sheffield Superhero Sprint. Choose your distance - 5km or 10km - and get going before the supervillains catch you. Run on your own, as a pair or in a team. FREE goody bag and bespoke medal for all runners; friendly marshals & refreshments available too. Get your capes on!

1 reviews
£15 - £18
5k • 10k
Sheffield Superhero/Supervillain Sprint 5K & 10K
APR14
World Kidney Day 5KThe Brownlee Centre, Bodington Way, Leeds, United Kingdom
5k
World Kidney Day 5K
OCT13
Registration Perks
King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5KMarsden, West Yorkshire, GB

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres_ lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

£5 - £18
5k • Marathon • Half Marathon • 10k
King Of The Hill – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
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