Great Manchester Run – 10K & Half Marathon

21 May

Manchester, M1 3LA

Sunday 21 May 23 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Not only the North West’s most popular running event, it’s the biggest 10km run in Europe!

Take your pick from the incredible 10k and half marathon routes through the city centre and run in support of your local children’s hospice, Francis House.

We are looking for supporters of all abilities to take part, whether it’s your very first run or your fiftieth! Take on the challenge for fun, to get fit or in memory of a loved one.

An unforgettable route awaits you, passing by favourite Manchester landmarks such as Manchester United’s football ground, The Imperial War Museum North and Beetham Tower.

Want to take part? Runner gives thumbs up at Great Manchester Run

We have places available for both the 10k and half marathon routes. Discounted charity places cost £35 for the 10k route and £40 for the half marathon route.

Great Manchester Run entries are open to runners aged 15+ (10k) and 17+ (half marathon) on the day of the event.

For both runs we will send you a running pack which includes a T-shirt or running vest, and our fundraising team will be here to support you every step of the way offering tips and guidance.

Run and raise funds

There is no minimum fundraising target, but please do try to raise as much as you can in sponsorship from your family and friends!

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Your support will help us continue our work caring for children, teenagers and young people with life-limiting conditions and offering essential support, friendship and encouragement to their families.

Have your own place?

Whichever way you register, we’ll be with you every step of the way. Our Fundraising Team will offer tips and guidance, plus materials including a free Francis House T-shirt or running vest, sponsorship forms, collection buckets, balloons and posters.

For further information about this event, please visit the event organiser’s website.

If you have any questions please contact Julie in the fundraising team on: or call 0161 443 2200.

Great Manchester Junior & Mini Run

Saturday 20th May 2023

Get the younger generation excited about running in Manchester at the shorter distance kids’ events, which starts and finishes on Portland Street.

Run in aid of Francis House and you will receive a sponsor form, balloon and T-shirt.

Register via the GMR website and then get in touch with to request a fundraising pack.

Register for the Great Manchester Junior & Mini Run

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Portland Street, Manchester, UK

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