LIGHT NIGHT ART RUNS
200 active people will dazzle Leeds on
Light Night 2016 and you can be one of them!
Register here for Light Night Art Runs
A free, active, arty experience
Thursday 8th October
There are two Light Night Art Runs 2016
- 5km Art Run -150 illuminated runners weaving their neon way through the city
- 2.5km Family Art Run/Walk for adults and under-16s
Both events will be colourful and lots of fun. Wear your brightest outfits. We'll provide the glowsticks and face paints to help you look amazing. We'll also be making some noise - bring your bells and whistles.
More details in FAQs below
Light Night Art Runs 2016 are brought to you by:
Is there an age limit to join Light Night Art Runs 2016?
The 5km Art Run is for over 16s only.
The 2.5km family-friendly run is open to all ages.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Light Night Leeds 2016 will be busy and there will be some road closures. Please use public transport or pedal power if possible. If you do drive, please allow plenty of time to get to the event.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
There will be a cloakroom but please note that items are left at your own risk. Don't bring the family silver.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No. For safety reasons, we have to know exactly who is taking part in the Art Runs on the night. If you can't make it, please cancel your place and allow someone else to book it.
How will I know where to go?
You’ll be sent full details about the event closer to the date. On the night, there’ll be a full pre-event briefing, plus a team of qualified Run and Walk Leaders to marshall the route.
I want to look amazing on the night. Do I need to sort this out myself?
Everyone is encouraged to dress brightly for the Light Night Art Runs. There’ll also be a family workshop with artist Carine Brosse at Leeds College of Music to decorate buggies and small children. There’ll also be lots glowsticks and neon maracas for the 5km runners.
Are Light Night Art Runs accessible for all?
We've tried to make the 2.5km Family Art Run/Walk accessible for buggies and wheelchair users. If you have any questions, please contact the organiser to discuss.
What’s the schedule for Light Night Art Runs?
6pm Family Art Workshop (optional)
6pm-7pm All participants sign in
7.20pm Mass warm up outdoors
7.30pm Both Light Night Art Runs depart
8.15pm 2.5k Family Art Run/Walk arrives at Victoria Gardens
8.30pm 5km Art Run arrives at Victoria Gardens
9pm All return to Leeds College of Music / make your way home
NOTE: Timings for the two Art Runs to be confirmed