The Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run
Manchester City Centre - Manchester

Get your own place now

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

Get a charity place

You can register for a free charity place through us if you pledge to raise a minimum of £250 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.

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.

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 cheering bus near the 1km mark, and as you approach the finish at 9.5km. It will be packed with cheerers shouting your name. Before and after your race, come over to our stand in Manchester Central for massage and refreshments.

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

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

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

Practical fundraising help

Help out on the day

Join our dedicated events team to help support participants on the day

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