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Age UK Junior Dash

Entry is now open for the Age UK Junior Dash!

Sign up for the Junior Dash

When: 5 Nov 17 | Distance: 2K | Where: Leeds | Cost: £8 + £0.36 booking fee

A fun run for junior dashers!

Our popular Age UK Junior Dash 2k is open to runners aged 8 to 14 years and takes place on the streets of Leeds city centre.

All finishers receive a limited edition medal, cotton t-shirt and refreshments at the finish line in front of Leeds Town Hall. The event is chip timed and there is a prize presentation for the top female and male dashers.

Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up a junior?

Parents or guardians need to complete the Junior Dash form on behalf of their junior. Simply select Junior Dash entry on the application form. Juniors and the parent/guardian paying must read the terms and conditions.

Can I run with my junior?

No, juniors must run alone. The route is fully marshalled and juniors are supervised into the finishers pen where parents/guardians must meet their child.

Are there prizes for Juniors?

Yes, there are trophies for the top three girl and boy finishers. All junior finishers get a medal and cotton t-shirt.

I signed up but haven’t received a confirmation email.

Please allow 30 minutes for the confirmation to arrive and check your junk folders. If it doesn’t arrive, please contact

I signed up already but need to change some details?

Please email if you need to update us on details surrounding your entry.

When will I receive my race pack?

Race packs will land 2-3 weeks before the event and contain your unique running number with bibtag timing chip attached, a sponsor form and a race booklet. Juniors also receive their race packs at the same time.

Do I need to register on the day?

No! You simply need to be wearing your race number complete with timing chip to start the race.

Can I sign up to the Abbey Dash on the day?

No, we don’t operate on the day entry and we close online entry when our capacity is reached.

I signed up to the event but can no longer take part. Can I get a refund/transfer my place?

Sorry- we don’t operate a refund or transfer policy for this event. Please see our full terms and conditions for details.

I can no longer run. Can my friend run in my place?

For health and safety reasons you are not permitted to swap numbers or give away your place. Please see our full terms and conditions for details.

What are the timings on the day?

  • 8.55am: Wheelchair race starts
  • 9am: Warm up
  • 9.10am: Junior Dash starts
  • 9.30am: Main 10k starts
  • 9.45am: Wheelchair and Junior prize presentation in front of the Town Hall
  • 10.30am: Prize presentation in front of the Town Hall

Are there baggage facilities available?

Yes, we host baggage tents for 10k participants that are located on Victoria Gardens and Cookridge Street near the Town Hall. Your race booklet will contain more details on the baggage tents allocations.

Are there toilet facilities?

Yes, there are toilets at the start site and limited toilets at the finish area.

Is water provided?

Yes 330ml water bottles are provided at the 5k mark and at the finish.

Are there changing facilities available?


Is there car parking available?

No car parking is provided by Age UK but there are plenty available in the city centre. We recommend Wellington Place or Woodhouse Lane.


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:

Junior Dash 2016

Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash 10k

Further information

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