About Yorkshire Runner

From specialized fitting and expert advice to supporting the running community, Yorkshire Runner is so much more than just a shoe shop.


Personal Service


We have been involved in running all our lives and want you to enjoy it as much as we do. We take our time to get to know you and to find out how we can help you best.

Expert Advice


We have more than 75 years of combined experience in running shoes and apparel retail. We are specialists in our field and work with trusted brands to help you find the running gear that will work for you.

Running Hub


At Yorkshire Runner you will be welcomed into a community of runners and walkers who will help you get started and stay motivated to reach your next goal. We work with local running clubs and support local initiatives.



Meet the Team

Tim, Steve and Mike are looking forward to welcoming you at Yorkshire Runner.


Tim Agar

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TIM is a long-standing member of Skyrac AC where he coaches runners of all ages and abilities to be their best at anything from sprints and hurdles to marathon running. A true running retail specialist, Tim has been in the trade since 1989.

Steve Brooks

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STEVE joined Bingley Harriers aged 10 and represented GB & NI on the track, the fells, the road and in cross-country in the 80s and 90s. Still ranked 10th on the UK all-time half marathon list, he now
tries to keep up with the young kids he helps to coach at Wharfedale Harriers. Steve has 30 years of running retail experience in the UK and abroad.

Mike Deegan

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MIKE can often be seen running on the Chevin as he stilll runs about 50 miles a week. He joined Oldham & Royton aged 15, became Northern youths XC champion just two years later, and represented GB & NI in the European junior championships, on the track, and in cross-country in the 70s. Mike has almost 40 years of experience in the specialist running trade. He was Director of OSC (Ronhill, Hilly, Mountain Equipment, Sprayway) before retiring in 2015 and moving to Otley.

Our Ambassadors

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The Yorkshire Runner team