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Yorkshire Marathon

It’s easy to see why the Yorkshire Marathon has been a sell-out every year since its 2013 launch. It's one of Britain’s most popular marathons boasting a picturesque course through historic York and the surrounding countryside.

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By joining the Yorkshire Cancer Research team you'll receive:

  • A place in one of Yorkshire's most popular races.
  • A FREE Yorkshire Cancer Research running vest in the post a few weeks before the event.
  • Support from our dedicated events team, who will be on hand to help with creating your fundraising page and achieving your goals.
  • … and you’ll be doing something amazing to help people in Yorkshire!

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Enter the Yorkshire Marathon 2024 in support of Yorkshire Cancer Research. You'll be helping to fund life-saving cancer research right here in Yorkshire.

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Why Yorkshire needs you

Yorkshire is one of the regions hardest hit by cancer - sadly more people in our region are likely to have their lives cut short by cancer than almost anywhere else in England.

By fundraising for Yorkshire Cancer Research, you are helping to change this. Your support enables us to fund pioneering cancer research that saves lives right here in Yorkshire, in your town, your city and your community.

Group of people taking part in the Great North Run, with Yorkshire Cancer Research runner in the centre Runner wearing a Yorkshire Cancer Research vest and waving at the camera during a charity half marathon

"Both my parents died of cancer, so running for Yorkshire Cancer Research is a way to remember them.”

Carole wearing Yorkshire Cancer Research running vest and training for the Great North Run in local town

Where is the event?

University of York
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