Sign up to take part in Pontefract Half Marathon!
The historic, market town is holding it's first running event since the 80's and you could be part of it! Taking place on Sunday 1st October 2017, this race is expected to attract hundreds of running enthusiasts and supportive spectators alike. Starting and finishing in Pontefract Town Centre, this is a fair course which runners of all levels will find both challenging and rewarding in equal measure and the route guarantees some wonderful scenic views as the race progresses into the surrounding countryside. Hopefully this fantastic new route will be part of your running events calendar for many years to come!
Why not bring the whole family along to enjoy a great day out in this lovely, little town.
Events like the Pontefract Half Marathon run more smoothly with the assistance of good volunteers. We would be very grateful for any extra pairs of hands. If you are interested in coming down and helping out on the day, please send us your name and email and we will get in touch.
Please see the official route for the Pontefract Half Marathon below. Starting at Market Place in the town centre, the run takes you down fully closed roads through picturesque villages and beautiful countryside before heading back to do a finishing lap of the town centre where you can take in the plaudits of the watching crowds.