Yorkshire Marathon a sell-out

A NEW marathon will pass through the region later this year.

Entries for the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon sold out in three days after its official launch on Tuesday 15 January, with 5,500 people set to take part.

The event has been organised under the Jane Tomlinson For All Events umbrella.

The marathon in October will be held around York and includes Stamford Bridge and Gate Helmsley.

Visit www.theyorkshiremarathon.com for details.