Run Media City 5k & 10k – April

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Run Media City 5k & 10k – April
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Get out and join the crowds for the first in a series of evening races around Media City, Salford. Distances suitable for beginners and experts alike, with a flat course thats great for pushing your PBs. Cruise past the Imperial War Museum, BBC and ITV studios.
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10k, 5k, Group of 6, and 2 more
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Calendar
Thu, 25 Apr 2024
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Salford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
The Greenhouse, 74 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
Start times
Thursday, 25 Apr 2024
10k: 7:00 pm5k: 7:00 pmGroup of 6: 7:00 pm10k + Event T-Shirt (£12): 7:00 pm5k + Event T-Shirt (£12): 7:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Run Media City 5k & 10k – April
10k
Distance
10km
CourseRoute
4 Loops
£25
5k
Distance
5km
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2 Loops
£25
Group of 6
Distance
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2 Loops
£20
10k + Event T-Shirt (£12)
Distance
10km
£37
Route information
Terrain: Pavement
Elevation: Flat
Run in the heart of Media City and loop over the canal with sights of the Imperial War Museum, ITV and BBC television studios. This 2.5km route is fast and flat, making it perfect for a PB.
Those running the 5k will run 2 laps of the course, and those running the 10k will run 4 laps.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water
  • Fully-marked and marshalled course
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How to get there
The Greenhouse, 74 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 meters from the event village. Media City can be accessed from the city center and changing at Cornbrook station, just outside the city center.
The closest train station to MediaCityUK is Salford Crescent train station, which is approximately a 10-minute journey by taxi.
By Bus
There are services from Manchester city center, 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 signposted 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
20:30 Event ends
*Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration.
Race Pack
Race Packs must be collected on the day of the event, before the start of your race, from registration. Please be aware that you will not receive anything in the post.
Age Requirements
  • 5k: Entrants must be 11 years of age or older to participate
  • 10k: Entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
Refreshments
There will be a water station available on every lap of the course and at the finish where there will be water and post-race goodies.
Crowds
Spectator Info
Spectators are encouraged to come and watch their friends and family race around the city. The looped nature of the event makes for a great spectacle.
FAQs
Is the course at the Run Media City 5k & 10k – April marked?
Yes, there will be clear markers and marshals throughout the course. However, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs.
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Can I wear headphones at the Run Media City 5k & 10k – April?
RunThrough does not recommend wearing headphones as you should be aware of your surroundings at all times in the race.
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Is there parking at the Run Media City 5k & 10k – April?
Yes, there is parking at the multi-storey car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)
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