Last chance to sign up for The Leeds Abbey Dash 2021

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Flashback to Leeds Abbey Dash 2019. Photo: Simon Cullingworth

With just a few days to go until The Leeds Abbey Dash – 10k for Age UK, there is still time to sign up for the popular race before entries close at midnight on Sunday 17 October.

The event will see thousands of runners take to the streets of West Leeds on Sunday 24 October, raising vital funds to support older people most in need.

Key information

When: Sunday 24 October 2021
Where: Leeds City Centre, via Kirkstall Abbey

Start and finishing point: The Headrow

Start time: Adults – 9.30am / Juniors – 9.05am (baggage and information tents open in Millennium Square from 7.45am)
Distance: 10k event for adults (ages 15+) and 2k ‘Junior Dash’ event for 8 -14-year-olds

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 Junior Dash is £8 to enter.

To sign up to the event and for race day FAQs please visit For any enquiries e-mail or call 0800 077 8751.

The money raised will go towards Age UK’swork to support older people, including its Advice Line and Telephone Friendship Service.

Money raised for Age UK will help the Charity to: 

  • Continue to provide its invaluable friendship calls, giving lonely older people what in many cases will be their one chance of regular contact and friendly conversation
  • Maintain its vital advice services to older people who are in financial distress and anxious about staying well and warm this winter, providing comfort and reassurance to those who have no one else to turn to for help.  


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