The Brass Monkey 2020

Information and registration

12 January 2020

Race date is Sunday 12th January 2020 at 10am

Whether you are a keen club runner, doing your first half, or just running for fun, this is the road race for you. A flat and fast course with 1,750 places available. Now in its 38th year.

Follow the Brass Monkey Half Marathon Facebook page for the latest news/updates.

All finishers get a re-usable water bottle this year.

Race instructions and bib numbers will be posted out in advance to the athlete address you provide during registration. If you need to update this information after entry please see these instructions.


The transfer window closes at 23:59 on December 20th 2019 - all transfers must be completed by this time (see HERE for instructions). For any later transfers please contact the organisers for further information.


Note that a limit of two entries per order is being enforced for 2020. The initial event entry (it normally sells out very quickly!) will be managed by the Results Base queue system - please read the instructions and make sure your profile and athlete data is all updated before you start entry.

UKA Affiliated club members: £25*

Non-affiliated runners: £27

Please note that all runners must be 18 or older on the day of the race.

An administration fee of 6% will be applied to each order by our online entry system partner, Results Base.

* Please note that during the registration process your British Athletics/UKA membership will be checked and if valid the appropriate discount will be applied. Scottish Athletics and Welsh Athletics members can also obtain the discount by entering their membership number into the appropriate field.

There will be no registrations on the day.


2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019



The race is based at York Racecourse (Google map HERE) and we once again have use of the Ebor Stand for the provision of hot & cold drinks and light refreshments*, toilets, baggage storage and limited changing facilities. (*subject to a small charge).


Limited free parking is available. Please follow signs and directions.


The race is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Approved UKA headphones can be worn. You must be able to hear and following Marshall instructions.

For logistical reasons there is a 2h:45m cut off time for completing the course.


Male – Paul Martelletti (2011) – 01:05:21

Female – Hayley Haining (2008) – 01:11:46


UKAthletics Road Race Licence has been applied for, the course is certified accurate by the Association of UK Course Measurers, and we have UK Athletics / BARR Gold Grade.

 Event information
12 January 2020
York Racecourse, England
See map below
The event is sold out

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York Knavesmire Harriers

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The Brass Monkey 2020

  • York Racecourse
  • England