Great Manchester Run 2022

Saturday 21 May 2022 - Sunday 22 May 2022

City Centre,

Cost: from £18

Every day

Manchester’s biggest & best running celebration, with an unrivalled atmosphere, rocking music and all the action televised live on the BBC.

The UK’s biggest and best 10k returns to the city on Sunday 22 May 

It’s a new year with fresh goals to aim for.  So why not set a challenge…to kick-start your running, to earn an epic medal, to be part of something special, to run your city!

Join thousands of your friends and neighbours at Manchester’s biggest and best running event on Sunday 22 May 2022, the city’s must-do event.  Starting and finishing in the heart of the city, soak up the amazing Manchester spirit the whole way round as the route passes iconic landmarks including Old Trafford, Etihad and the Imperial War Museum. 

With entertainment zones that celebrate local character at every kilometre, some of the best (and loudest!) crowd support anywhere in the world, and all the action televised live on the BBC, it’s a party atmosphere from start to finish.

It’s a run for everyone, from locals to celebrated athletes, whether it’s your first 10k or your 50th half marathon.  An inclusive celebration of Mancunian running, with music blazing, crowds buzzing, legs pumping and fists bumping.  The city comes alive on Great Manchester Run weekend.

With support from the get-go including training plans & advice, race day prep and motivation every step of the way, you will be roared across the finish line and applauded in the event village once you’ve conquered the challenge.  It’s an event day experience like no other.

The greatest reward in taking part is the sense of achievement as you cross the finish line, but a shiny new medal, a snazzy finishers t-shirt and a finisher’s bag filled with goodies will await you at the end of the run.

Whether you do it for the challenge, to fundraise for charity, or simply for fun, celebrate everything that’s incredible about Manchester in 2022 and RUN YOUR CITY.

Kids love running too!
It’s not just about the grown-ups, the Junior & Mini event gives runners aged 3+ the opportunity to enjoy the big event experience.  A buzzing atmosphere, music & plenty of encouragement will help your little one the whole way round the course, and a very special medal awaits at the finish.  Entries to the Junior (2.5k) and Mini (1.5k) Great Manchester Run on Saturday 21 May are now open.

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