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.

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Yorkshire marathon sold out

The first ever Yorkshire marathon has sold out with 5,500 places being snapped up in three days. It is being held in October in memory of charity fundraiser Jane Tomlinson.

Talks are now on going to see whether, in coming months, capacity can be increased a final time to 6,000, which would make a further 500 places available.

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