RSPCA offer 25 more York marathon places

All places in the first ever York marathon may have sold out - but the RSPCA is offering 25 runners the chance to take part.

All 5,500 places in the event - organised by For All Events, the organisation set up by the family of charity fundraiser Jane Tomlinson - sold out in three days.

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Yorkshire marathon for Jane

Yorkshire is to get its own marathon in memory of the late Jane Tomlinson CBE. Celebrities including cricket legend Dickie Bird, TV football pundit Chris Kamara and double Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft, will help launch the race in York.