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
10k, and 5k
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Calendar
Thu 28th Jul 2022
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Salford, United Kingdom
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PB potential

<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
MediaCityUK, The Greenhouse, 101-110 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
Start times
5k:
7:00pm |
10k:
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run Media City 5k & 10k - July
5k
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5km
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2 Loops
£22.00
10k
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10km
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4 Loops
£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.
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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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Previous Finisher's Medal
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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.
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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.
FAQ's
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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