Great Manchester Run

Date: May 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 am  to  5:00 pm

Great Manchester Run

The Great Manchester Run is a hugely popular 10k that takes place in Manchester every year, and is the largest of it’s type in Europe. This well loved event attracts thousands of runners and spectators, making for an electric atmosphere.

Date: Sunday 28th May 2017

Distance: 10k (half marathon distance also available)

Cost: FREE charity place (minimum £250 sponsorship)

We would love to have you join Team Prevent Breast Cancer for this years Great Manchester Run! You can either sign up to run (or walk) at your own pace, or you can join our brand new PINK MARCH and take on the 10k in style by marching around the course in pink tutus, wigs, and anything else pink you can get your hands on. The march will be lead to keep you all together and in unison! So if you fancy something a bit different, this could be for you!

Sign up today and you’ll receive:

  • A Prevent Breast Cancer running T-shirt or vest (we ask for a donation of £10 to cover the cost)
  • A fundraising pack; which includes our handy fundraising guide, sponsor forms and other tools to help you with your fundraising
  • Support from a dedicated member of our fundraising team
  • The option to join a Whatsapp group exclusively for Team Prevent Breast Cancer runners – this is a great way to meet your fellow runners and share training tips

Event Details

Starting on Portland Street and finishing on Deansgate, The Great Manchester Run takes in the views of Old Trafford, the Imperial War Museum and The Lowry. You will pass the old Coronation Street set and the incredible Beetham Tower, which marks the final leg of the run.

Refreshment Points

Aqua Pura Water will be available before the run at the water points at Albert Square and Portland Street.

On course there will be two water stations at 5km and 7km.

Prevent Breast Cancer ‘After Party’

We are thrilled to be partnering with Albert’s Schloss on the day of the run, who have very kindly offered us a designated area for us to host our runners before and after the run. As part of Team Prevent Breast Cancer you can store your bags with us before the race, and have somewhere to relax, eat, drink and be merry after the 10k.

Have a place?

If you already have your place for the Great Manchester Run we would still love to hear from you. You can easily request a sponsorship pack and a Prevent Breast Cancer T-Shirt by emailing one of the team.


If you’re new to running don’t forget to check out the helpful tips about training, nutrition and hydration and health and injury management.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.