Age UK Junior Dash

Our popular Age UK Junior Dash is a 2k run open to 8-15 year olds and takes place on the streets of Leeds city centre. All finishers receive a limited edition medal, cotton t-shirt and refreshments at the finish line in front of Leeds Town Hall. The event is chip timed and there is a prize presentation for the top girl and boy dashers.

Chidren running on kids Age UK Junior Dash

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Kids Course

In order to register to take part in the Junior Dash you will need to be supervised by an adult, so please get permission from your parent or guardian (aged 18 years or over) before you sign up. Please note, your information will be collected for the purposes of organising and administering the event only.

Click here to complete the simple online registration process.


Start area

Please arrive at the junior starting pen in front of Starbucks in good time. There will be a ten minute warm up at 9am on the start line before juniors set off at 9.10am. See page 8 for directions. For health and safety reasons juniors will not be allowed to start if they are late.


Finish area

The finish line is on the Headrow which is a ten minute walk from the start. A parent or guardian must pick up their child from the finish area by showing the correlating wristband. This is ripped away from the bottom of the junior’s running number.


Running number

Please complete the safety information on the back of the running number and pin to the junior’s t-shirt. The chip timing device will be activated on the start and finish line to record their time. Prize giving The top three male and female junior dashers will be involved in a prize presentation on the Town Hall steps at 9.45am. Baggage There will be no baggage facilities for Juniors. 

Event Location: Wellington Street, Leeds