Manchester

Manchester

Home to some of the UK's biggest running events and some sensational races!

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Explore Manchester

The UK's second largest city, Manchester is heaving with outdoor events, clubs and adventures - you'd expect nothing less from somewhere with active people and surrounded by rolling moors. Beyond the classic Great Manchester Run, there are a wide range of events to choose from - use this page to discover runs, rides, swims, walks, triathlons, challenges and other outdoor activities in the area.

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The Bury Mini and Junior Run is a great way to get active this year!
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £8-£30
Bury, Greater Manchester, UK

Bury Mini and Junior Run

The Bury Mini and Junior Run is a great way to get active this year!

  • Fun run 2
The Bury 10K is back and is guaranteed to be a fun and friendly event for all abilities, whether you’re a beginner just starting out on your fitness journey or an experienced runner looking for a PB.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £22-£34
Bury, Greater Manchester, UK

Bury 10K

The Bury 10K is back and is guaranteed to be a fun and friendly event for all abilities, whether you’re a beginner just starting out on your fitness journey or an experienced runner looking for a PB.

  • 10 km road running
Rise to the challenge for The Christie! Sprint, jog or walk your way up Manchester’s iconic Beetham Tower and help ensure cancer patients receive the best treatment and care at The Christie.
  • Sun 20 Oct
  • £15
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

The Christie Tower Run

Rise to the challenge for The Christie! Sprint, jog or walk your way up Manchester’s iconic Beetham Tower and help ensure cancer patients receive the best treatment and care at The Christie.

  • 1 day road running
Experience the UK’s friendliest and flattest major marathon with huge crowd support on a route with PB potential plus chunky medals and relay options.
  • Sun 27 Apr 2025
  • £59
  • 11 charities
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

adidas Manchester Marathon

Experience the UK’s friendliest and flattest major marathon with huge crowd support on a route with PB potential plus chunky medals and relay options.

  • 26.2 miles road running
The city’s original and best-loved running event! With a 10K or a half marathon distance to choose from, over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.
  • Sun 18 May 2025
  • £37-£52
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

Great Manchester Run

The city’s original and best-loved running event! With a 10K or a half marathon distance to choose from, over 99% of Manchester runners say they’d recommend it to a friend.

  • Half marathon
  • 10K run

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Browse the map to find events, adventures and clubs in Manchester.

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