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Run Media City 5k and 10k – April

2 races scheduled · 500 participants · 2021-04-29 · Salford
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About this event

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.

Raceday details
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RunThrough are a running community-based in London, inspired & led by a small passionate group of running geeks. We organize events all over the UK’s capital and the North West of England.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Mon Mar 15 2021

What's included:

  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & Flapjack
  • Marshalled course
10K
7:00pm Thu 29th Apr 2021

Run 10km

5K
7:00pm Thu 29th Apr 2021

Run 5km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the course marked?
Yes, there will be clear markers and marshals throughout the course. However, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. … read more
FAQ
Can I wear headphones?
RunThrough does not recommend wearing headphones as you should be aware of your surroundings at all times in the race.… read more
FAQ
Is there parking?
Yes, there is parking at the multi-storey car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)… read more
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

Logistics and schedule

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.

Spectators

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.

Volunteers

RunThrough is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers and often reward volunteers for their time with free race entries. Please reach out to them directly or fill out the form in the following link:

https://www.runthrough.co.uk/volunteer-form/

How to get there

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

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

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
FAQ
Is the course marked?
Yes, there will be clear markers and marshals throughout the course. However, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs.
FAQ
Can I wear headphones?
RunThrough does not recommend wearing headphones as you should be aware of your surroundings at all times in the race.
FAQ
Is there parking?
Yes, there is parking at the multi-storey car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)
FAQ
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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