The Big One is back! Entries for the 2014 Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon were officially opened today [Friday 3rd January]
And to mark the occasion, a giant ‘Y’ for Yorkshire took over Clifford’s Tower, in the centre of the marathon’s home city of York.
A priority pre-sale of places began today, with general entries opening on Monday 6th January at 9am.
Viewers can relive the incredible excitement and atmosphere of the inaugural Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon in an hour-long TV programme this Sunday [November 3].
The special highlights show is to be screened on:
Channel 4/HD at 7.05am on Sunday 3rd November
Channel 4 + 1 at 8.05am on Sunday 3rd November
Following the huge success of the inaugural Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve committed to sponsor the event for another two years.
The event that took place on Sunday 20th October and included over 6,000 runners was organised by the team behind the previously successful Run for All 10k series and Leeds half Marathon, both of which are part of the enduring legacy of the late Jane Tomlinson CBE. Jane raised almost £2million pounds by completing a series of amazing sporting challenges, despite being diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer.
The first Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon has been hailed a huge success with charities emerging as the event’s big winners.
Over 6,000 runners signed up to take part in the inaugural race raising an estimated £1.3m for a host of good causes.
Thousands of spectators lined the streets to cheer on the participants as they made their way around the picturesque 26.2 mile route, which started and finished at the University of York.
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