The Brass Monkey Gives to Africa

Our club's annual Brass Monkey half marathon has been a great success for over 30 years. The race is our way of giving back to the sport we love. This year we have been able to give to Africa too. Over many years the race accumulated a bulk of unused t-shirts. These were gathering dust in our store cupboards, so our Committee agreed they should go to a better home. One of our club members, Liz Piper, had connections with the charity Links International. The charity's aim is to inspire, … [Read more...]

ENTRIES NOW CLOSED – The 2016 Brass Monkey Half Marathon is now full.

ENTRIES NOW CLOSED The 2016 Brass Monkey Half Marathon is now full. Thanks everyone , the race reached it's limit in just over an hour. We look forward to seeing you in January. Race packs will be posted out nearer the race day. Sorry we do not have a waiting list for the Brass Monkey, info regarding transfers will be given at a later date. Good luck with your training, now the hard work begins... … [Read more...]


SORRY 2016 RACE IS NOW FULL 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 34th year. The date for the 2016 race is Sunday 17 January 2016. This is the same online entry system that was used successfully last year.You can register yourself on the Results Base site in advance of the 24th October. This will save … [Read more...]

Brass Monkey Photos

A member of York Knavesmire Harriers, Ben McNeilage, and his son braved the cold and took over 2,000 photos at this year's Brass Monkey race. You can see them all at the Flickr website below. If you ran we hope you can find yourself! They're free to download. You can also see more of Ben's great photographs at his website Thanks Ben! Race Photos: … [Read more...]

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