This winter is going to be different for everyone, and many will find it tougher than usual. Manchester Cares are working to make sure that older and younger neighbours in our city stay connected this winter, by running online social clubs and matching neighbours together to stay in touch over the phone.
You can help by taking part in the Manchester Santa Run, raising money to prevent loneliness and isolation in the local community. Sign up today to take on a festive 5km run ♥
What is the Manchester Santa Run?
The Manchester Santa Run is a virtual fun run, where participants will take on a 5km (or more) to raise money to keep older and younger neighbours in their community connected this winter. Everyone who signs in will get a Manchester Cares t-shirt, a Santa hat and a custom enamel badge!
When is the Manchester Santa Run?
Runners across Manchester will be taking part in the Manchester Santa Run on Saturday 5th December or Sunday 6th December.
Where is the Manchester Santa Run?
It's up to you! This is a virtual event and can be completed anywhere. We have some suggested routes for Platt Fields Park and Alexandra Park which are easy to follow, but if you have your own local route feel free to do that too!
How long is the Manchester Santa Run?
5km. However if you are an experience runner and would like to take on a longer distance, you can!
How much do I have to raise?
We suggest setting a target of £100, but you may raise more than this!
See a step by step guide here!