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Run Media City 5k & 10k – July

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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.

Run Media City 5k & 10k – July routes


Feel like the celebrity you are as you race 5k or 10k around the heart of Media City past the ITV and BBC television studios.

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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & Flapjack
Raceday Logistics


19:00: 5k and 10k start

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration.


All spectators are welcomed at the Run Media City, the fast and flat course provides an awesome venue to cheer on the runners.

RunThrough are always looking for an extra pair of hands and would love for you to come along and help. Head to to find out more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the course closed-road?
No, there WILL be pedestrians, please be aware of pedestrians, cyclists and dogs. There will be marshals around the course and signs but this is not a road race, you have to pay very close attention to where you are going. It is recommend you do not use earphones as you need to pay close attention to everything around you.
Is there parking?
There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)
Will there be refreshments?
There will be water provided along the route and fruit and flapjacks at the finish.
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