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The Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash is back this November. Join 12,000 runners from across the UK for our famous 10k race through the streets of Leeds.

Sign up for the Dash

  1. About the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash
  2. Junior Dash
  3. Support for runners
  4. Set up a fundraising page
  5. Need to get in touch


About the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash

Fast Facts

  • Date: Sunday 6 November 2016
  • Time: 9.30am race start (9.00am warm-up)
  • Distance: 10k road race
  • Ages: 15+ (the Junior Dash is open to 8-14 year olds)
  • Cost: £24 (£22 UKA)
  • Facilities: Water station, chip-timed, sport photography, finish line goodies

The Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash is a 10k race through the streets of Leeds with up to 12,000 runners, from across the country, aiming to gain a personal best on our fast and flat course.This will be our 31st race and every year it gets bigger and better.

It doesn't matter if you're an elite or beginner runner, we know you’ll enjoy the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash

Take a look at our 2014 highlights

Looking for the Junior Dash?

Our popular Age UK Junior Dash is a 2k run open to 8-14 year olds and takes place on the streets of Leeds city centre.

Age UK Junior Dash

Support for runners

Digital race booklet

Find out all race information and download our race booklet.

Race booklet (PDF 1 MB)

Route map

Take a look at our route map here.

Route map (PDF 529 KB)

Start and finish sites

View both start and finish sites here.

Start site map (PDF 505 KB)

Finish site map (PDF 136 KB)

Set up a JustGiving page

Fundraising couldn't be simpler. Simply set up your personal fundraising page on JustGiving, and start making a huge difference to the lives of older people!

Set up your JustGiving page

Need to get in touch?

You can call the Events team on: 0800 169 8787 (lines are open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm) or you can email:

If you have a Dash story, we'd love to hear it. Share your story with @TeamAgeUK using the hashtag #abbeydash

Thanks to our partners

Radio Aire 2

Radio Aire

Yorkshire Evening Post

Further information

For more information: Call Age UK on: 0800 169 8787

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