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Run Media City 5k and 10k – June

Event summary

Catch views of Media City's most famous sights in this 5k and 10k event. Great for runners of all levels, feel the buzz as you race around the fast and flat 2.5k loop, starting and ending in the centre of Media City. Come for the speedy track or to maybe catch a glimpse of TV's stars.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Wed Jun 23 2021

What's included:

  • Fully marshalled and signed route
  • Themed finisher's medal
  • Post race goodies
10k
7:00pm Thu 24th Jun 2021

Run 10km

£21.00
5k
7:00pm Thu 24th Jun 2021

Run 5km

£21.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the Run Media City 5k and 10k race a closed road event?
No, this is not a closed road race therefore participants are asked to be aware of their surroundings, pedestrians, and cyclists whilst running.… read more
FAQ
Will there be marshals at the Run Media City 5k and 10k?
There will be plenty of helpers and marshals to help keep you on the right track.… 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
Route description
Route description

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.

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: Media City, The Greenhouse, 101-110 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ

By Rail

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.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is the Run Media City 5k and 10k race a closed road event?
No, this is not a closed road race therefore participants are asked to be aware of their surroundings, pedestrians, and cyclists whilst running.
FAQ
Will there be marshals at the Run Media City 5k and 10k?
There will be plenty of helpers and marshals to help keep you on the right track.
FAQ
Is there parking?
There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH).
FAQ
How can I find my results?
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
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10k
7:00pm Thu 24th Jun 2021
£21.00
5k
7:00pm Thu 24th Jun 2021
£21.00

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