Run Media City 5k & 10k – July

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£16.67 - £24.00
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Booked 4 times in the last week
About
Run like a star through the heart of Media City in this well-organised 5k or 10k race. Calling all amateurs and seasoned pros alike, this fast and flat 2.5k loop is a great opportunity to speed toward that summer record, or just enjoy the many sights. Come for the sights and sounds of Media City.
Participants
10k, 5k and Group of 6 Booking
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Calendar
Thu, 27 Jul 2023
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Salford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Start times
Thu, 27 Jul 2023
10k:
7:00pm |
5k:
7:00pm |
Group of 6 Booking :
7:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run Media City 5k & 10k – July
10k
Distance
10km
5k
Distance
5km
Group of 6 Booking
Distance
0km
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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Finisher's Medal
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Train
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.
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Spectator Info
All spectators are welcomed at the Run Media City, the fast and flat course provides an awesome venue to cheer on the runners.
FAQs
Is the RunThrough Media City 5k & 10k course closed-road?
No, there will be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. It is recommend you do not use earphones as you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
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Is there parking at the RunThrough Media City 5k & 10k?
There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH).
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Will there be refreshments at the RunThrough Media City 5k & 10k??
There will be water provided along the route and goodies at the finish.
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Recent Questions
Sophie Elizabeth
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Is this event for beginners?
Rachel Le Comber
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Hi Sophie, this event is great for beginners as its quite flat and scenic! I definitely recommend for new runners!
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