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Manchester Marathon

  • When11th April 2021
  • WhereManchester
  • Fundraising target£1000
  • Distance26.2 miles

Please note that due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, these event dates are subject to change. If you are interested in taking part in an event for MQ then please apply through the website in the usual way or contact the team to discuss it further.

Fast, flat and friendly, there's a reason why the North's flagship Marathon is one of Europe's largest

About the race

The Manchester Marathon prides itself on giving a warm Mancunian welcome to all that take on the 26.2 mile challenge, from some of the world’s greatest elite runners, to those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible.

Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible support throughout the course unforgettable.

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The route

After setting off with the iconic backdrop of Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, 2020 will see the Manchester Marathon route entering the city centre for the very first time, showcasing some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including the Manchester Opera House, Spinningfields, Albert Memorial Hall and The Midland Hotel amongst many others.

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