Great Yorkshire Run

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The Great Yorkshire Run is an annual 10K run road race previously held in September in Sheffield City Centre, England, and now held in July in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. It is a part of the Great Run series of events, and as such is linked with the Great North Run. It was run for the first time in 2007, and was run over a weekend, with the mini (3–8-year-olds) race at 2 km and the Junior (9–14-year-olds) race at 3 km taking place on 6 September at Don Valley Stadium, with the full 10 km Great Yorkshire Run taking place on the Sunday. It was formerly supported by the city development company Creative Sheffield, and the regional development agency Yorkshire Forward.[1] Taking place in Harrogate from July 2016, the Great Yorkshire Run is now sponsored by Theakston Brewery and is referred to as the Great Yorkshire Run - Harrogate in association with Theakston.

Past winners[edit]

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a course record to win in 2009.

Key:   Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
1st 2007  John Kibowen (KEN) 29:40  Benita Johnson (AUS) 32:55
2nd 2008  Mustafa Mohamed (SWE) 29:10  Grace Momanyi (KEN) 32:44
3rd 2009  Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) 28:30  Freya Murray (GBR) 32:28
4th 2010  Craig Mottram (AUS) 28:50  Freya Murray (GBR) 33:01
5th 2011  Micah Kogo (KEN) 28:45  Gemma Steel (GBR) 32.52
6th 2012  Jonathan Mellor (GBR) 29:24  Gemma Steel (GBR) 33:12
7th 2013  Ryan McLeod (GBR) 29:40  Gemma Steel (GBR) 32:20
8th 2014  Ross Millington (GBR) 30:20  Gemma Steel (GBR) 33:19
9th 2015  Jonny Mellor (GBR) 29:12  Lauren Howarth (GBR) 33:49

References[edit]

  1. ^ BUPA Great Yorkshire Run. Great Run. Retrieved on 2013-04-18.