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Run Media City 5k & 10k – July

Event summary

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.

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Tickets available until Tue Jul 27 2021

What's included:

  • Free official race photos
  • Chip timed results
  • Unique themed medal
  • Water
  • Fruit & Flapjack
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the 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.… read more
FAQ
Is there parking?
There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH).… read more
FAQ
Will there be refreshments?
There will be water provided along the route and fruit and flapjacks at the finish. … read more
Route description
Route description

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.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

19:00: 5k and 10k start

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

Spectators

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

How to get there

The Greenhouse, 74 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK

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

**By Rail:
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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:
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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.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the 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.
FAQ
Is there parking?
There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH).
FAQ
Will there be refreshments?
There will be water provided along the route and fruit and flapjacks at the finish.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
10K
7:00pm Thu 29th Jul 2021
£21.00
5K
7:00pm Thu 29th Jul 2021
£21.00

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