Yorkshire Marathon 2017

We’re proud to be one of Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon’s chosen charity.

The Yorkshire Marathon 2017 will be on Sunday 8 October, with the start and finish at York University.

No need to enter a ballot or risk not getting a place, sign up now with plenty of time to train! Complete the race in a good time, and you could qualify for a good for age place for the Virgin London Marathon 2019.

Register today – get a guaranteed place in Team Candlelighters for £40 (non-refundable fee), and aim to raise £350.

Candlelighters runners will receive a free running vest and iron-on letter, as well as full support in the lead up and on the day of the event.

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Did you know?

Our virtual range allows you to see what your money could buy. Candlelighters spends money on many items that help to provide vital support to families fighting children’s cancer. Your purchase from our virtual range will help us to provide these items and more.

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The support we give families throughout December costs around £125,000. Donate £10 towards our work and download your lovely Candlelighters Christmas Cracker certificate.


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Where you can get merchandise, sign up for events and support our work by purchasing a virtual gift or make a donation. Every penny of the profit will go towards the work we do supporting families across Yorkshire.© Karen Turner Photography, header image.