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Join Team Manchester Cares and test yourself with walks, runs, cycles, obstacles and so much more! 

Find new levels of greatness and make a huge difference to your neighbours across Manchester. What will you take on?

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Manchester Marathon

The Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route.

They pride themselves on welcoming all to take on their 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 Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.

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Manchester Half Marathon

The Manchester Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 15,000 runners.

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Great Manchester Run

The Great Manchester Run is one of the city's most iconic races. 

Starting in the heart of the city, runners soak up the buzzing atmosphere and booming Manc anthems all the way to the finish line on Deansgate.


Peak District Ultra Challenge

Enjoy a challenge in the amazing Peak District. You can walk, jog or run for 25km, 50km, or 100km! 

  • When: 9th-10th July 2022
  • Registration and fundraising targets: 
    • 100K Full Challenge: £30 registration, £595 fundraising target
    • 50K Half Challenge: £20 registration, £395 fundraising target
    • 25K Quarter Challenge: £10 registration, £250 fundraising target
  • For more info: Peak District Challenge - Ultra Challenges

You can fundraise for use in multiple local events throughout the year. 

Head over to Run for Charity and browse through the available events. You can join the Heaton Park (virtual, 10k or 5k runs), Tatton Park marathon, Run Media City, virtual challenges and many more! 


Alternatively, if you're already signed up to a challenge, please consider fundraising in aid of Manchester Cares. 

Let Isabel know and she can help you reach your fundraising goal!

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