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Great Yorkshire Run

The Great Yorkshire Run, launched in 2007, took Sheffield by storm with almost 5,000 people taking part in the first event.

Many famous faces and world-class athletes have made their way to the steel city to run the 10k, including Benita Johnson, Freya Murray and Olympic medallist Eliud Kipchoge.

The event has grown into a weekend of family fun and now includes the Junior & Mini Great Yorkshire Run, as well as live musical performances entertaining the crowds throughout the course and across the city centre.

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The Course

Event location

In a recent study, carried out by TripAdvisor, Sheffield came out on top for the best value city break in the UK and with one third of Sheffield situated in the Peak District National Park it offers visitors the perfect combination of city attractions and country side activities.

With a history rich in the arts and theatre, and world-class buildings to match, Sheffield is the place to go for an atmospheric performance. With a selection of comedy gold, art exhibitions or award winning theatrical masterpieces, there is more than enough to tempt any taste.

For more ideas on things to do in Sheffield you can go to: www.welcometosheffield.co.uk.

About Sheffield

Elites

Any athlete wishing to compete via an elite entry for the Great Yorkshire Run must meet the following criteria:

DistanceMenWomen
10km32.0037.00
10 mile53.0062.00
Half M69.3082.00
Marathon2.28.002.48.00

Other standards considered:

  • Top 20 placing at National Senior XC Championships
  • Any athletes (Junior/ U23 / Senior) that have represented Great Britain at XC/ road or track (at 1500 and above) over the last 3 years will also be offered free elite entry.
Entry Criteria

We offer overall prize money only. Prize money will only be awarded to elite athletes not athletes who run fast times from the mass start.

OVERALL
 MenWomen
1£300.00£300.00
2£200.00£200.00
3£100.00£100.00

Both Elite fields are restricted to numbers so apply early to avoid disappointment. Email andrew.nixon@nova-international.com with details of qualifying performances, name, DOB and club.

The Elite Management reserve the right to refuse any entry whether an athlete meets criteria or not. This is a guide and does not guarantee elite entry into any Great Run Event.

Prize Structure