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Frequently Asked Questions

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Before the Race Do I have to support the listed charities? We urge you to support our nominated charities as they provide the volunteer support and administration services which are essential to stage the race. However, you are free to support your own charity if you wish, but please do not collect sponsorship within Don […]

Race History

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The first marathon race in Sheffield, the Sheffield Independent Marathon, was held in 1929 and started in Barkers Pool, finishing at the Niagra Sports Ground. It was held for a further 2 years with some course changes, and was then discontinued until after world war 2. The Doncaster to Sheffield Marathon was first held in […]

Training Information

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Training Plan for Half Marathon runners. This training plan has been provided by courtesy of Mike Gratton, winner of the 1983 London Marathon and Director of 2:09 Events Ltd, a trademark that represents high quality event management and the best training camps for runners of all abilities. The plan is suitable for various levels of […]


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UKA club teams. Category Women Men Scorers 3 4 Prize each runner Prizes marked with an asterisk (*) are cheques, all other prizes are items of sports equipment, or vouchers, to the value given. Medals shall be awarded to all finishers along with all prizes being

Entrant List

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2014 Confirmed Entrants There are currently 5226 entrants. (Last Update 04/04/14) SY = South Yorks. Champs. Y = Yorks. Champs. C = Team Challenge Race Number Forename Surname Race Cat. Club Champs 3 Jason WARD M Tipton Harriers Y 4 Mayur RANCHORDAS M Sheffield Tri Club Y SY 5 David ALLINSON M45 – Y 6 […]


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Download a Half Marathon Sponsorhip Form Download a Fun Run Sponsorhip Form These forms can be used to make donations to Sheffield Marathon Charities Trust which will be pooled to all the supporting charites. Contact a Charity direct to obtain a dedicated sponsor form.

Race Timing

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HS Sports Chip Timing TIMING BY HS SPORTS utilising the latest Sports Timing Technology. Your race timing chip will be attached to your runner number. On race day secure your runner number to your vest front. As you cross the line at the start of the race your chip is activated, and on returning to […]

Raceday Information

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Start Runners with a number do not need to register on the day. Elite runners should line up at the front of the start in Attercliffe Common / Coleridge Road. Others should take up positions according to their anticipated early race pace, in the time zones indicated. After 8.45am runner should make their way to […]