Adidas Manchester Marathon 2025

27 Apr

Trafford Arch, A56

Sunday 27 Apr 25 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Run in aid of Francis House Children’s Hospice in the Adidas Manchester Marathon.

The UK’s second largest marathon and one of Europe’s largest, this is an iconic event drawing participants from all over the world to the vibrant streets of Greater Manchester.

Anyone is encouraged to take on the 26.2 mile challenge! Participants include superb elite runners, plus those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.

2024 saw a record-breaking 32,000 people sign up to take on the challenge, after final entries sold out months before. 2025 is set to be the biggest year yet!

Applications will open soon so express your interest ASAP using the form below:

Register your interest

Once you have secured a place in the Manchester Marathon, we would love for you to fundraise for us. Email the fundraising team at for your fundraising pack and running T-shirt.

There is no minimum fundraising target – just raise as much as you can! We advise all our runners to use JustGiving to raise sponsorship.

Your support will help us to continue our work with over 500 families of children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions.

I decided to run the Manchester Marathon this year in memory of my brother. He passed away in April 2004 at the age of 10. Although we were going through the most difficult time we’ll ever experience in our lives, Francis House provded us with support and friendship that we will never forget.
I had never previously run further than 10km so it was an intense 6 months of training with a few trips and slips along the way...

Steven, 2024 Manchester Marathon Runner

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