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Headline Sponsor Announced Logo is the UK’s leading online specialist retailer for run, gym and hike with a mission to help people live an active, healthy life through running and fitness. With award-winning customer service, the widest product range in the UK and industry-leading expert advice, SportsShoes’ philosophy is to support their customers in making the right product choices to achieve their goals.

Race Director, Nick Helliwell, commented, “Our mission is to deliver the best experience possible for our participants. With the support of SportsShoes we are now even more confident that our inaugural event will be a success.”’s Managing Director, Brett Bannister, said “We’re absolutely delighted to be the lead sponsor of the first Ilkley Half Marathon. What an addition to the Yorkshire running calendar! It’s a stunning route and as a Yorkshire-based company this is committed to supporting grassroots running, it’s an event that’s really close to our hearts. We’ve got some exciting plans for the event, which will be revealed over the coming months – make sure to follow our social media channels to get involved.”

The Ilkley Half Marathon is set to sell out soon. If you’re thinking about signing up, act now or you may be disappointed!

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