Registration now open for the Leeds Abbey Dash 10K

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The Leeds Abbey Dash - 10k for Age UK is back for 2021 and will be taking place on Sunday 24th October in Leeds City Centre. Registration for the event is now open and the Charity is calling on runners to sign up and raise vital funds to support older people in need.

Following its cancellation last year due to the pandemic, Age UK is pleased to welcome participants back for this year’s event.Whether you’ve been jogging your way through the lockdowns or have let your trainers gather dust, the Leeds Abbey Dash - 10K for Age UK is ideal for all levels and is a great way to enjoy the return of running events.

Lydia Curran, Head of Events at Age UK, said:“We’re thrilled that registration is now open for our 35th Leeds Abbey Dash! It’s such a fantastic day and the perfect event for all runners regardless of their experience, so please sign up today and help make a huge difference to the lives of older people.

“Older people have been among the worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the money raised from the event will mean Age UK can continue to support older peopleduring this challenging time.”

Key information:

When: Sunday 24th October 2021
Where: Leeds City Centre
Distance: 10k event for adults (ages 15+)

The course:  Flat and fast, perfect for both beginners and experienced runners
Registration fee: £24, or £22 for UK Athletics members(excluding processing fee)

The funds raised from Age UK’s Leeds Abbey Dash will go towards the Charity’svital services, including its information and advice and telephone friendship.

To sign up to the event visit www.ageuk.org.uk/dash. For any enquiries please email 10k@ageuk.org.uk or call 0800 077 8751.

The safety of our runners, volunteers and staff is extremely important to us and the event will be organised in accordance with the latest Government COVID-19 guidelines and regulations. Visit Age UK’s website to find out more: www.ageuk.org.uk/dash