Marathon
Sun 17 Mar 2024 Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

Spring Canal Canter Day 2 | Marathon

Fast, flat, PB-grabbing event on good trail and canal towpath with a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line.

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  • Sun 17 Mar 2024
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

Marathon

09:30

£39-£41

Age 19 & over

  • 26.2 miles multi terrain running

Overview

If you like beautiful races in beautiful places, like fun, like medals and like goodies then this event is for you. 

You'll enjoy a bespoke medal and treats at the finish line!

It's Grim Up North

This event is part of the It's Grim Up North calendar of runs, offering a range of distances and levels of difficulty so there is something for everyone.

Famous for its low-key approach, all runners will be greeted with a warm smile and friendly chat.

The aim is to get you out running, help you enjoy the beautiful countryside with great camaraderie and for you to experience the sense of well-being you get when you cross that finish line.

You'll be shown that the North is anything but Grim.

This event is part of Spring Canal Canter Day 2.

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers

Difficulty rating

1/5 not so grim

Timetable

  • 07:45 | Registration opens for 5K
  • 07:45 | Registration opens for early bird ultra and marathon upon request
  • 08:30 | Registration opens for all other distances

Shoe type

Road shoes.

  • Bag storage
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Broad Lane (canal side)
Broad Lane
Kirkstall Avenue
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS5
UK

Parking

There is no parking at the start and finish area, please find parking in the surrounding streets or free parking at the local Morrisons Supermarket as indicated on the map.

  • Cut off time
  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Marshals
  • No headphones
  • Out and back
  • PB
  • Single start
  • Traffic free
  • Way markers

Traffic free

The entire course is traffic free.

Cut off time

6.5 hours.

An early start is available upon request for those who may exceed the cut off time.

Headphones

The use of headphones is not endorsed for the following safety reasons:

  • Runners cannot always hear the marshals’ instructions
  • Runners may not hear cyclists behind them and stray into their path
  • Bone conduction earphones are allowed


  • Bring your own cup

This is cupless event. All runners are requested to bring their own labeled, reusable cup or bottle.

  • Chip timing
  • Map
  • Medal

Included

  • It's Grim Up North running experience
  • Unique medal design
  • Lots of lovely things at the finish line

  • Age 19 & over
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
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Entry fees

Entry fee (Affiliated)

£39.00

Entry fee (Unaffiliated)

£41.00

Other races at event

  • Sun 17 Mar
  • #1 of 7
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

5K

08:30

£14-£16

Age 16 & over

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • #2 of 7
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

10K

09:00

£23-£25

Age 17 & over

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • #3 of 7
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

10 Miler

09:30

£27-£29

Age 17 & over

  • 10 miles multi terrain running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • #4 of 7
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

Half Marathon

09:30

£28-£30

Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles multi terrain running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • #5 of 7
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

20 Miles

09:30

£35-£37

Age 18 & over

  • 20 miles multi terrain running
  • Sun 17 Mar
  • #7 of 7
Broad Lane (canal side), Leeds

Ultra

09:30

£53-£55

Age 21 & over

  • 32 miles multi terrain running