Get ready to take on Yorkshire’s biggest and probably loudest half marathon of the year with #TeamPCR!

This city centre race will lead you 13.1 miles pass many of Leed’s most iconic landmarks. Whether you’re a running newbie or a seasoned pro, this vibrant and energetic race is the perfect for all abilities; from your first half marathon or the chance to set your new PB!

All the money you raise will go directly towards helping us achieve our vision of a better future for anyone impacted by prostate cancer. We will achieve this by funding innovative research, leading to effective treatments and a better understanding of the disease. Taking part in the Leeds Half Marathon can only be made more rewarding and important by crossing that finish line and knowing that you have been an essential part of our vital mission.

Charity places and own places for the Leeds Half Marathon

Secure your guaranteed charity place by filling out our application form.

There is a registration fee of £30. For each charity place there is a target to raise £250 for Prostate Cancer Research.

If you have your own place for this event, you can secure your place on #TeamPCR too!  There is no fundraising requirement we just ask that you raise as much as you can to support us funding research towards a life without prostate cancer.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Leeds Half Marathon?

Starting back in 2003, The Leeds Half Marathon is Yorkshire’s biggest and probably loudest event of its kind.

The much-loved run raises hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity every year and often attracts more than 7,500 runners.

But what makes it special is the crowds. Support for runners along the route is always phenomenal, whatever the weather. Every participant will get a boost from the words of encouragement they receive.

Like all our events, the Leeds Half attracts runners of all abilities and ages. With a fantastically vibrant atmosphere guaranteed, this run could be right up your street.

How old do you have to be enter?

Entrants must be 17 years or over on event day.

What do I receive for completing the half?

By completing the Leeds Half, you’ll receive:

  • Finisher’s goody bag
  • Quality tech T-shirt
  • Exclusive medal
  • A PCR medal
  • An official thank you letter for your brilliant fundraising
  • Memories of a fantastic day and the amazing feeling of knowing you have support groundbreaking prostate cancer research!

Where can I find the route?

The route can be found on the Leeds Half Marathon Run For All website.

Where does the money I raise go?

All funds raised will go back into funding research and allowing scientists to test out methods and ideas and find better treatments for life-threatening prostate cancer.

How much do I need to raise and what fundraising support will I receive?

The fundraising target for this race is £250.

As a member of #TeamPCR, you’ll receive all the support you will need from Amy (our Community Fundraising Officer) who’s whole job is to make this experience as fun and stress-free for you as possible! Some benefits include:

  • A welcome pack containing our super-useful fundraising guide and your team tech t-shirt to train and run in,
  • Access to free fundraising materials,
  • Free supporter merchandise for those who will be cheering you on from the sidelines,
  • Access to our online training hub,
  • Ongoing fundraising support via phone, email and Zoom with Amy!

Will there be a virtual option if the event is cancelled?

Absolutely! Here at PCR, we’re working hard to make sure we have an equally brilliant virtual equivalent to all our events – so that you still get that amazing feeling of completing a half marathon and having raised vital funds for Prostate Cancer Research.

How do I contact PCRC?

For more information about this event and fundraising for Prostate Cancer Research please get in touch with our friendly Community Fundraising Officer, Amy. She’s always happy to chat and help however she can!

Telephone: 0203 735 5448

Email: arussell@pcr.org.uk

Facebook: @ThePCRC

Twitter: @ThePCRC

Registered Charity Number: 1156027

Address: Prostate Cancer Research, 23-24 Great James Street, London, WC1n 3ES

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