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Run Media City – April

Thu 25th Apr 2019
Bridge House, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
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  • Road
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Flat
  • 500 participants

From the organizer

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Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over the canal and runs past the imperial war museum along with the ITV and BBC television studios.

Distances in this event

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
    7:00pm Thu 25th Apr 2019
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  2. 5K

    Run 5km
    7:00pm Thu 25th Apr 2019
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What’s Included
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & Flapjack
Course Details

The race involves laps, the course is flat and quick. There will be 2 lap for the 5k, 4 laps for the 10k. The course follows the paths and pavements inside the centre of media city. This is not a closed road race.

Raceday Logistics

Start Time

7:00 pm - don't forget to register with plenty of time to spare!


By Rail

The best and easiest way to get to Media City is to take the Metrolink, with ‘Media City’ Metrolink station located not even 100 metres from the event village. Media City can be accessed from the city centre, and changing at Cornbrook station, just outside the city centre.

The closest train station to MediaCityUK is Salford Crescent train station, which is approximately a 10 minute journey by taxi.

By Bus

There are several services that stop in and around MediaCityUK, including buses from Manchester city centre, Intu Trafford Centre, Hulme, Swinton and East Didsbury.
Frequent bus services from outside Salford Crescent station link it with MediaCityUK.

By Car

MediaCityUK can be found from the M60 ring road on to the M602 exiting at junction 3 sign posted Salford Quays/Trafford Park. From the roundabout follow signs for Salford Quays turning right onto Broadway at the first set of Traffic lights.

There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)

Kit List

We recommend wearing your best running kit for the Media City Run and don't forget to bring something warm to wear afterwards.


All spectators welcome!


No volunteers required


Is it a clear course?
There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. We have marshals around the course and signs but this is not a road race, you have to pay very close attention to where you are going. We recommend you do not use earphones and you need to pay close attention to everything around you.

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    Amanda H3rd Apr
    What time do all runners need to be at Media City before the 10k race starts @ 7pm on Thursday 25th April?


    Steph E4th Apr
    Hi there, we would advise runners turn up around 45mins before the start time. Best of luck!
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    Rosie 4th Apr
    Will I get a number cloth before the 5k run? Or I will get it in the morning on 25/4


    Steph E4th Apr
    Hi there, Thanks for getting in touch. Just to let you know that you will collect your race number the morning of the race at the main desk. This will be clearly signposted when you arrive at the race. Best of luck in the race!

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