Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run
Manchester City Centre - Manchester

Get you own place

  1. Sign up at the Great Manchester Run Marathon website
  2. Get a sponsorship pack from us
  3. Get set and go!

Get a charity place

Charity entries for 2017 have now closed. 

Got a place already?

Request your sponsorship pack and join our team.

The UK's biggest and best 10k, with more than 40,000 people taking part each year. 

This is a great race for anyone, no matter what your ability. The run has an enormously wide appeal and attracts everyone, from elite runners and celebs, to running novices.

Run for Cancer Research UK and you can help us to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Research currently saves over 440 lives a day, and thanks to our amazing supporters we will beat cancer sooner.

Want to push yourself further? The Great Manchester Half Marathon is taking place on the same day. 

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:

Race day information

We've got lots in store to support you on race day. Look out for our cheering bus it will be packed with cheerers shouting your name. Before and after your race, come over to our stand in Albert Square for a massage and refreshments.

Any questions? Click here to read our most frequently asked questions, which should provide you with all the information you need. Or, you can contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461.

Did you know...

Cancer Research UK pioneered the use of radiotherapy to treat cancer in the 1920s and 30s, particularly through the work of William Valentine Mayneord and Hal Gray.

Support for you

Training plans and advice

We've teamed up with the experts to give you the very best training support and advice for your event.

Get a cheering pack

Our pack includes a banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks. To get yours, email or call 0300 123 5461.

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