Discover a medieval marathon route in York
Not only is the Yorkshire Marathon a test of mental and physical endurance, it’s a showcase of York and its countryside at its best. From the grand splendour of York Minster out to the beautiful green rolling hills, this marathon is one of the finest in the country.
See for yourself why York receives over 7 million visitors a year...
Medieval gateway - Walmgate Bar
Walmgate Bar is the most complete medieval gateway of the four leading into the city.
Northern Europe's largest gothic cathedral took more than 250 years to build and receives over 2 million visitors per year.
Featuring at around mile 14, Stamford Bridge was the scene of battle in 1066 AD between the English army and the invading Norwegian force.
York city walls
York has more miles of intact wall than any other city in England. They were originally built around 71 AD by the Romans.
University of York
Bringing a bit of modern-day architecture to this list, the start/finish of the Yorkshire Marathon is situated outside the University of York – feel the buzz as the crowds cheer you on!
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