Whether you are a keen club runner, doing your first half marathon or just running for fun this is the race for you. Famed for it’s warm and friendly atmosphere, encouraging marshals, efficient organisation and now in it’s 35th year.
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Sunday 15 January 2017 at 10 am
The race is based at York Racecourse and we once again have use of the Ebor Stand for the provision of hot & cold drinks*, light refreshments*, toilets, baggage storage and limited changing facilities.(*subject to small a charge).
The route is fast and flat, heading southwards through Bishopthorpe, Acaster Selby, Appleton Roebuck and back through Bishopthorpe to finish behind the Racecourse grandstands.
The course is on public roads , Bishopthorpe Road will only be closed from the start to Bishopthorpe Palace, all other roads will be open to traffic, so please follow the pre race instructions and those of the marshals.
Limited free parking is available. Please follow signs and directions.
The race is not suitable for wheelchairs.
MP3’s, Ipod’s, wearing of headphones are not permitted (for safety reasons.)
For logistical reasons there is a 2h:45m cut off time for completing the course.
Male – Paul Martelletti (2011) – 01:05:21
Female – Hayley Haining (2008) – 01:11:46
Brass Monkey 2017 Prize Breakdown
Men’s open category
Men’s V35; V40; V45; V50;
Men’s V55; V60;
Men’s V65; V70
Ladies’ open category
Ladies’ V35; V40; V45; V50;
Ladies’ V55; V60;
Ladies’ V65; V70
Men’s team prize: (£25 each)
Ladies’ team prize: (£25 each)
* If either winners of the open category breaks the course record, an additional £150 will be awarded to that runner.
UKAthletics Road Race Licence has been applied for, the course is certified accurate by the Assoc’ of UK Course Measurers, and we have UK Athletics BARR Gold Grade.