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The Leeds Abbey Dash 10k for Age UK runs through Leeds city centre and offers an amazing atmosphere - it's perfect for runners of all levels. By taking part, you’ll be helping Age UK be there for older people in Yorkshire and across the UK.  

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Event info

Where? Millennium Square, Leeds, LS1 3HE

When? Sunday 13 October 2024, 9.30am 

What's included? 


An exclusive medal, finish line goodies, text result and chip timing.

Thank you to all our 2023 runners

The difference you’ve made

Age UK is there for every older person who needs us. But we've never been needed more, and we can’t do it alone. By taking on the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k and fundraising for Age UK, you've helped make sure we can provide expert advice, practical support and friendship, as well as campaigning to make older people's voices heard.

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FAQs - race day information

Where can I park?

Woodhouse Lane, Merrion Centre and the Rose Bowl are the closest car parks to Millennium Square, but please be aware that charges may apply. The roads immediately surrounding the Headrow and Millennium Square will be closed from 5am and diversions will be in place. Please consider carpooling or using public transport if you can.

For bus routes and times, including diversions, please visit

For train times, visit or call 08457 48 49 50. The race starts at 9.30am so to allow time to comfortably drop a bag, aim to arrive in Leeds at 8.30am. Millennium Square is a 10-15 minute walk from Leeds train station.

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What time do I need to be there on the day?

7.45am – Baggage and Information tents open

9am - Elite wheelchair 10k event starts

9.05am - Junior 2k event starts

9.30am – 10km event starts

Midday – event close

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What is the race route?
How will I get my finishing time?

Your finishing time will be texted to you at the end of the race, providing you included a valid mobile number with us on your registration form. Results will also be available on the Age UK website on the afternoon of the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k.

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Will there be race day photography?

Yes, marathonphotos will be there taking photos on the day. You will get an email after the race with a link to the marathonphotos website, where you can buy your photos after the race. Remember that you can only purchase photos if you gave your permission on the registration form.

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FAQs - What support will I get?

What do I get in my race pack?

You’ll get your running number, timing chip - and if you bought one, your official Leeds Abbey Dash 2023 technical t-shirt. Your Race Day guide with details of everything you need to know about the day will be emailed to you in October.

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When will I get my race pack?

Race packs are sent out in batches from the beginning of October. If you haven't received your pack by race day, please come to the Race Information tent on event day from 7.30am to collect a replacement.

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What will I receive at the end of the race?

Along with a huge cheer and the satisfaction of completing the Leeds Abbey Dash, you’ll be handed your water, a snack bar, and your 2023 finishers medal to wear with pride.

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How do I get a Leeds Abbey Dash 10k 2023 technical t-shirt?

You'll have the option to buy a technical t-shirt for £8.50 when you register for the event. Or you can buy one after you’ve signed up by visiting My Dashboard (remember you’ll need your order number which you’ll find on your confirmation email). T-shirts will be sent out in your race pack from the end of September.

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How do I get a free Leeds Abbey Dash 2023 running snood and bobble hat?

When you raise £50 or more for Age UK, you’ll receive a running snood as a thank you. If you raise £100, we’ll send you an exclusive bobble hat. Please note: these items will be sent to you in the post after the event.

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FAQs - Raising money for Age UK

How do I fundraise for Age UK?

Your fundraising page is automatically created for you once you’ve completed the registration form and any donations will go straight to Age UK. See our Fundraising Guide for top tips to help you get started, and our sweepstake game to help you raise more.

If you raise £50 and we’ll send you a Leeds Abbey Dash 10k running snood. If you’re able to raise £100, you’ll receive an exclusive bobble hat. If you need any support with your fundraising or accessing your fundraising page, email us at and we’ll be happy to help.

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How will the money I raise for Age UK help older people?

We are so grateful for every pound you raise for Age UK. Find out more about how you’ll be helping us to be there for older people in Yorkshire and across the UK.

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How do I update my fundraising page?

Your Enthuse fundraising page for Age UK is automatically created for you once you register. You can view and edit your fundraising page at any time by accessing My Dashboard. All you need is your email address and order number. If you’ve forgotten your order number, please email us at

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FAQs - Your entry

I’ve registered but haven’t received a confirmation email.

Please email where we can check your entry and get your confirmation email re-sent.

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Can I make changes to the details I registered with?

You can log into your portal using your email address and from there edit your details. The deadline for this is 28 September after which details cannot be edited.

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Can I enter a team?

Yes, you can enter multiple people by clicking ‘register another person’ at the end of the registration form and then pay for all places at once. If your company would like to pay for team places, please email and we will be able to help.

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I’m injured or unable to run. Can I defer my place?

Unfortunately places are non-transferable so we are unable to roll places to 2024. See full terms and conditions at the bottom of this webpage. 

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Can a friend run in my place?

Unfortunately for Health and Safety reasons you cannot run in someone else’s name. Places are non-transferrable. Please see full terms and conditions at the bottom of this webpage. 

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