Runners put their best foot forward for Leeds Half Marathon.

A mile by mile guide to running Leeds Half Marathon

Runners from across Leeds will be gearing up for one of the highlights in the city's sporting calendar this weekend.

The Run For All Leeds Half Marathon takes place across 13 miles of the city centre and suburbs on Sunday morning and here is a step by step guide on what to expect along the route.

A mixture of thinking shouldnt have had pre race gin last night, to thinking despite training you cannot put one foot in front of the other, why am I doing this and how lovely it is to see so many race supporters.

1. Mile 1

A mixture of thinking shouldnt have had pre race gin last night, to thinking despite training you cannot put one foot in front of the other, why am I doing this and how lovely it is to see so many race supporters.
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After weaving your way through a lot of fancy dress runners - look out for a hedgehog this year -  find your own race pace as you leave the city centre. Never fail to be surprised by the queue for the first set of toilets.

2. Mile 2

After weaving your way through a lot of fancy dress runners - look out for a hedgehog this year - find your own race pace as you leave the city centre. Never fail to be surprised by the queue for the first set of toilets.
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Youll have completed Meanwood Road by this point, a mixture of industrial units, shops and residential - and be thinking is this actually the longest road in Leeds. The first water station is just around the corner though.

3. Mile 3

Youll have completed Meanwood Road by this point, a mixture of industrial units, shops and residential - and be thinking is this actually the longest road in Leeds. The first water station is just around the corner though.
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Anyway this is where you realise Meanwood Road isnt all bad as you will now have slogged up Stonegate Road. Every single Leeds half runner ever talks about this. Aldi is about half way up on the right.

4. Mile 4

Anyway this is where you realise Meanwood Road isnt all bad as you will now have slogged up Stonegate Road. Every single Leeds half runner ever talks about this. Aldi is about half way up on the right.
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