Plusnet Yorkshire 10 Mile announced!

The organisers of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon have  today unveiled details for a new 10-mile run that will be held alongside the sell-out marathon on Sunday October 11th.

Starting and finishing at the University of York, the Plusnet Yorkshire 10 Mile will get underway immediately after the marathon and take in a section of the attractive 26.2 mile course.

Set to be hugely-popular, the 10 mile entrants will get to soak up the unique atmosphere and enjoy the support of the large and enthusiastic crowds that have become such a feature of the marathon since its launch in 2013.

The Route

0 - 1 mile

A very fast start dropping down Green Dykes Lane, before heading east towards the city through the medieval gateway at Walmgate Bar.

1 - 2 miles

Continuing into the city along Parliament Street, be sure to enjoy the vibrant and vocal support around the iconic York Minster.

2 - 3 miles

Exit the city walls through Monk Bar and head north-east on Monkgate, Heworth Green and Stockton Lane.

3 - 4 miles

Grab a drink at the first drink station and settle into a rhythm on Stockton Lane as you chase down the Marathon field ahead of you.

4 - 5 miles

As you leave the city behind, head up and over the A64, past the first Marathon Relay change-over point. Prepare for your right hand turn at the half way point.

5 - 6 miles

Time for you to leave the Marathon route for a time. Turn south on Holtby Lane and past the second drink station. Re-join the back end of the Marathon route on Bad Bargain Lane.

6 - 7 miles

Push past the 10KM point and there is not an incline in sight as you head into the village of Murton.

7 - 8 miles

Wave to the last of the Marathon Relay change-over points and turn west back towards the city. Cross under the A64 and refuel at the final drink station ready for a big finish.

8 - 9 miles

The road follows the beck as it winds through Osbaldwick Village, before you turn left on Tang Hall Lane and re-join the Hull Road.

9 - 10 miles

Head west on Hull Road and steel yourself for the climb towards campus. Pass the start line and feel the buzz from the spectators as they line the descent towards the finish line. Collect your goody bag, post-race drinks and chill out in our event village - you've done it! What's included in my Entry Fee? Chip timing Exclusive finishers' T-shirt That all important medal A quality goody bag A fantastic day to remember

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