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Run Media City 5k and 10k - June

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Route description
Route description

Get down to Media City for an evening race around the Salford Quays, the first in a series of events. The course follows a 2.5KM loop and runners pass by the Imperial War Museum on this fast flat road race.

Course laps:

5K - 2 Laps

10K - 4 Laps

Phil J
Did the 5k in 2019
Good atmosphere. Well organised and we picked a really nice evening for it. Quite hot but some shaded areas 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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Logistics and schedule


19:00 - Start

20:30 - Finish

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the race is due to start to ensure there is ample time to complete the registration process.


All spectators welcomed at Run Media City, and the lapped nature of the course means there are multiple spots to see your friends and families out on the course.

How to get there

MediaCityUK, The Greenhouse, 101-110 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK

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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)

Frequently asked questions
Is it a clear course?
Yes, the course will have clear course markers as well as race marshals to guide you into the finish line, however, it is a not a closed road event so please be aware of your surroundings.
Can I wear earphones?
We recommend you do not use earphones as you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
Will there be refreshments?
There will be water provided at the 5k point of the race, and there will also be water available at the finish. RunThrough will also provide flapjacks and fruit for the race finish.
Will there be parking available?
Yes, there is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)
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7:00pm Thu 25th Jun 2020
7:00pm Thu 25th Jun 2020
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