Sheffield Half Marathon sign up

As the festive season is upon us, you may be thinking ahead to New Year’s resolutions. Might these include a walking or running challenge? If so, we have the solution.

Sheffield Half Marathon 2019

The Sheffield Half Marathon is on Sunday 29 March 2020, and we are looking for an enthusiastic bunch to join the University of Sheffield’s team. 

Secure your place today for only £10 (website price is £35.40, saving you £25.40) in return for a commitment to raise £150 for Parkinson’s Disease research at The University of Sheffield. This will get you a University branded fundraising t-shirt and University fundraising support along the way

We are really excited to be supporting Parkinson’s Disease research through our Community Fundraising this year. Parkinson’s Disease currently affects around 145,000 people in the UK - that’s around one in every 350 adults. There is currently no cure and no way to stop the disease from getting any worse. Here in Sheffield, our researchers are playing a leading role in the search for new treatments that tackle the disease itself - not just the symptoms - and keep patients well for longer. All of your fundraising will help support this vitally important work.

Matt Robson, from the Department of Journalism Studies, ran the Sheffield Half Marathon last year for the University and has some words of encouragement for this year’s team: “I like running and the Sheffield Half Marathon is the challenge I need to keep me training through the winter when it's dark, wet and cold. Running up and down Sheffield's infamous hills is also sufficiently stupid to persuade other people to sponsor you to do it.”

So what are you waiting for?

Sign up today for the University Half Marathon team

Pay your £10 entry fee through our Online Store