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How on earth will they get up that hill?

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At today’s Yorkshire Half Marathon launch we asked people what they thought would help our 2016 runners get up that hill… We spoke to Cllr Neale Gibson, Deputy Lord Mayor Denise Fox, Representatives from Run for All and the participating charities and the one and only ‘Man with the Pram’ John Burkhill. And their suggestions… stamina, determination? hmm not quite!

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And we’re off…the Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon officially launched today

Run for All, Partner Charities, Deputy Lord Mayor Denise Fox and Cllr Neale Gibson at the launch of 2016 Yorkshire Half Marathon

Friday 29 January Following the success of the brand new route, launched last year, the Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon returns to Sheffield on 10 April 2016. Thousands of runners from across the country will unite in Sheffield to take on the challenging Yorkshire Half Marathon, now famous for its grueling hills, beautiful countryside views and downhill sprint to the finish, and ...

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Entries set to open for 2016 Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Tired runners at the finish line of the 2014 Yorkshire Half Marathon: Sheffield

15 October 2015 Organisers have announced that entries for the 2016 Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield will open at 9am tomorrow (Friday 16 October). The inaugural event burst on to the city’s streets on Sunday 12 April this year and proved an immediate success, attracting thousands of runners and large crowds that helped create a an amazing race day atmosphere. With ...

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Love city life? Love the outdoors? Think Sheffield

Mountain biker at Parkwood Springs. Photo by Duncan Philpott.

15 October 2015 Sheffield’s outdoor credentials are growing in stature on the global stage. This week the city is hosting the European Outdoor Summit, attracting more than 300 leading outdoor businesses and brands. This latest significant event comes just a month after the International Adventure Tourism Conference was also held here. And to coincide with the spotlight shining on Sheffield, ...

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Second Sheffield International Economic Commission comes to The Outdoor City

Mountain biker at Parkwood Springs.

Photo by Duncan Philpott

Thursday 8 October 2015 It was launched earlier this year as an innovative and ambitious drive to engage the best brains from around the world in driving the city forward. And now the second of three Sheffield International Economic Commissions (SIEC) is to take place – based around Sheffield’s re-profiling as The Outdoor City. By using the name “The Outdoor ...

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