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Run Media City 5k and 10k - August

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Get out and join the crowds for an evening race around Media City, Salford. Distances suitable for beginners and experts alike, with a flat course thats great for pushing your PBs. Cruise passed the Imperial War Museum, BBC and ITV studios.
Participants
5k, and 10k
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Calendar
Thu 25th Aug 2022
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Salford, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
MediaCityUK, The Greenhouse, 101-110 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
Start times
10k:
7:00pm |
5k:
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run Media City 5k and 10k - August
5k
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5km
£22.00
10k
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10km
£22.00
Route information
Feel like a star as you race 5k or 10k around the heart of Media City, past the ITV and BBC television studios, chasing fame and fortune - or maybe just a personal best.
The fast and flat course is a 2.5k loop that runs over the canal and past the studios as well as the imperial war museum, a museum dedicated to exploring the impact of modern conflicts on people and society. It is a perfect course to strive for that personal best time, or just to enjoy the sites and the cheering crowd.
The 5k course will be 2 laps, and the 10k course will be 4 laps.
What's included
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip-timed results
  • Unique Themed Finisher's Medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & Flapjack
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Finisher's Medal
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Train
How to get there
MediaCityUK, The Greenhouse, 101-110 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
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By Train
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.
Event day logistics
19:00 5k and 10k Start
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the race is due to start to ensure there is ample time to complete the registration process.
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FAQ's
Is the Run Media City 5k & 10k - September race a closed road course?
There WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. There will be 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. It is recommended you do not use earphones and that you pay close attention to everything around you.
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Is there parking?
Yes, there is parking at the multi-storey car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH).
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Is the race chip timed? How do I find my results?
Yes, this race is chip timed and results will be posted on RunThrough's website after the event.
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Will there be photos of the race?
Yes, there will be a photographer and photos will be posted on RunThrough's social media pages after the race.
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