Run Media City 5k & 10k - July

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Get out and join the crowds for an evening races 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, 10k and Group of 6
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Calendar
Thu, 28 Jul 2022
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Salford, United Kingdom
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4.8
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Where and when
Location
MediaCityUK, The Greenhouse, 101-110 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
Start times
Thu, 28 Jul 2022
5k:
7:00pm |
10k:
7:00pm |
Group of 6:
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run Media City 5k & 10k - July
5k
Distance
5km
CourseRoute
2 Loops
£24.00
10k
Distance
10km
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4 Loops
£24.00
Group of 6
Distance
0km
CourseRoute
4 Loops
£16.70
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.
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What's included
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed resultS
  • Unique Easter themed medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & Flapjack
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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 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.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome to come enjoy the sounds of the symphony at the event village. Since it is not a closed-road course, you are welcome to find a place to watch around the course, but please take note of the path of the runners.
FAQs
Is it a clear course at the Run Media City 5k & 10k - July?
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.
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Can I wear earphones at the Run Media City 5k & 10k - July?
We recommend you do not use earphones as you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
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Will there be refreshments at the Run Media City 5k & 10k - July?
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.
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Will there be parking available at the Run Media City 5k & 10k - July?
Yes, there is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)
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Reviews
4.8
50 reviews
chris
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Really well run race - did it in April and it’s consistently well put together.The group warm up is fun too from the JD team.
jennifer
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Very flat, fast times, well marked
kirsty
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Really well organised and the girl on the microphone was really encouraging. The guys that warmed us up where great too. This really helps.
dominic
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4.0
Did the race in 2022
Great for PB’s if you don’t mind doing repeat loops. Well organised and the marshals were plentiful, motivational and very supportive.
terri
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
First time running this race and absolutely loved it.
gabrielle
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
It was my first organised race and it was the best decision ever! The atmosphere was amazing and i've already signed up for the next one!!!
patrick
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Loved it! Another PB! Love RunThrough! Will be getting a season pass when next years come out! :)
mike
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4.7
Did the race in 2022
Very enjoyable as always
damion
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
Very nice, fast and flat course with lovely views of the Quays to keep you motivated and happy throughout the run. Well organised and a great atmosphere - the runners in attendance are very friendly and welcoming!
shirley
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5.0
Did the race in 2022
This is my second time running at media City and I love it the atmosphere is great and everyone is so friendly
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