ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

Old Trafford

Get your own place

  1. Sign up at the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon website
  2. Set up your fundraisng page
  3. Get set and go!

Get a charity place

You can get a free charity place through us when you pledge to raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship.

Apply here

Or, alternatively, give us a call on 0300 123 5461 and we can register you over the phone

Got a place already?

Request your sponsorship pack and join our team.

Take on 26.2 miles around flattest and fastest course at ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon on its 40th anniversary.

With only 55m of elevation gain, this race is a personal best winner. Starting and finishing at the iconic Old Trafford Stadium, the route sweeps through the whole of Manchester.

Cancer Research UK is the only charity fighting over 200 types of cancer including the one that is closest to you. Your support will go towards the £17 million that is spent every year on research in Manchester by more than 2000 locally based researchers in collaboration with the Christie Hospital and the University of Manchester.

New for the 2016 race is a chance to take part in CRUK's first ever Corporate Challenge in Manchester. If you are in a team of 5 or more and can commit to raising £2,000 between you then we would love to have you as part of the team, where we can bring forward the day where all cancers are cured.

All the money raised from this event, again, will be used to fund research in the Manchester area, for more information on the work Cancer Researck UK does in Manchester please click here.

Join the Cancer Research UK community to receive training and fundraising tips, along with much more, by joining our Facebook event page.

Race day information

We've got lots in store to support you on race day. Look out for our cheerers on the route who will be helping you to the finish line. Before and after your race, come over to our stand in Manchester Central for massage and refreshments.

Any questions? Contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461 or email

Did you know...

Cancer Research UK funded important clinical trials showing that radiotherapy can prevent tumours coming back after surgery for early breast cancer.

Support for you

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Help out on the day

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