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09/05/2021

Challenging

Category: Runs, Half Marathons

The Leeds Half Marathon is one of the North's leading charity road races. Enjoy a thrilling city centre start and test yourself on a challenging route through the city and its suburbs. Don’t forget to look out for the historic Kirkstall Abbey which indicates you’re almost on the home straight. Pick up the pace along the Headrow and in front of the majestic Town Hall, before turning into Cookridge Street for the grand finish onto the showpiece Millennium Square. 

So whether it’s your first or hundredth challenge event, make it your goal to join us in 2021.

I need a place

We don’t have charity places in this event, but you can still take part and help young people with cancer.

Simply buy your place directly through the organisers, then let us know you’ve got it by filling out our free online fundraising registration form, and set your own fundraising target.

Once you’ve registered with us, we’ll send you a free Teenage Cancer Trust running top along with a handy welcome pack filled with helpful fundraising ideas.

I already have a place

You’ve already got a place in the Leeds Half Marathon?

Brilliant! You can still help young people with cancer.

Simply register your fundraising with us for free, and set your own fundraising target.

Once you’ve registered, we’ll send you a free Teenage Cancer Trust running top along with a handy welcome pack filled with helpful fundraising ideas.

5 reasons to run with us

We could go on all day about why you should join our team, but that would be boring so we’ll keep it short. Here are our top 5 reasons:

  1. You’ll help young people with cancer.

  2. You’ll receive an exclusive Teenage Cancer Trust running top.

  3. You’ll have access to our incredible training zone.

  4. You’ll get all the fundraising help you need to reach your goal.

  5. You can talk to us. We’re here to support you.

How you can help young people

£50 could provide 2 hours with a Teenage Cancer Trust Youth Support Coordinator who understands what its like for a young person facing cancer and can support them with the emotional, practical and social impacts of cancer

£100 could buy a round of pizzas for everyone on a Teenage Cancer Trust unit so everyone can grad a slice, feel less isolated and be there for each other

£210 could pay for 7 hours of care from a Teenage Cancer Trust Clinical Nurse Specialist who understands the challenges of dealing with cancer as a young person and can provide thoughtful, sensitive, expert support

£420 could pay for a young person to attend our Ultimate Backstage Experience at the Royal Albert Hall, where they'll develop new skills and confidence before enjoying a Teenage Cancer Trust show

£950 could pay for a young person to attend Find Your Sense of Tumour, an incredible, inspirational residential weekend where they can meet other young people who understand what they're going through, get advice, and take part in amazing workshops.

Leeds Half Marathon

Need to get yourkit sorted?

We’re partnered with MandM Direct so you can get your kit at discounted prices. Use this link and MandM Direct will give us up to 10% of your basket total. Check out the training gear ›

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We need your support to maximise our fundraising and transform the lives of young people with cancer. Are you in?