Sunday 5 November, 9.30am
Entries are now open! Join thousands of other runners having fun, getting fit, striving for a PB and raising money. Whether you’re a first timer, or a seasoned pro, everyone loves the Abbey Dash.
“Without a doubt, one of the best 10Ks in the country.”
“Another year, another PB! #LeedsAbbeyDash never fails to deliver!”
Enjoy a group warm up, music and bands along the route and finish in a blaze of glory on the Headrow. All finishers will receive a souvenir technical t-shirt and your finishing time will be texted straight to your mobile.
Sign up with friends and help us to continue to provide companionship and support for those who have no one to turn to.
Date: Sunday 5th November 2017
Time: 9:30 am race start (9:00 am warm up)
Distance: 10K road race (2K for the junior dash)
Ages: 15+ (the junior dash is open to 8-14 years olds)
Cost: £20 (£18 for UKA members)
Facilities: Water station, chip-timed, sport photography, finish line goodies
How The Dash Helps Older People
It's a shocking statistic, but more than 1.2 million older people are chronically lonely in the UK, including more than 31,000 in West Yorkshire. The money raised from the Abbey Dash will go towards Age UK’s vital national and local work such as helping older people who are entirely alone.
We’re the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We help more than 5m people every year, providing support, companionship and advice.
Our national advice line, which is open 365 days a year, answers in excess of 250,000 calls, helping on a wide range of issues, from money matters to arranging care. Our Call in Time telephone befriending service provides companionship to lonely older people through regular calls.
In the home of the Dash, Age UK Leeds is providing vital services such as Hospital to Home, Walking with Confidence and Connect Well.
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