Run Media City 5k & 10k – June
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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.
5k, and 10k
Thu 30th Jun 2022
Salford, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
The Greenhouse, 74 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UK
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.
Organiser route images
- Fully marshalled and signed route
- Themed finisher's medal
- Post race goodies
Previous Finisher's Medal
How to get there
The Greenhouse, 74 Broadway, Salford M50 2EQ, UKGet full directions
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.
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.
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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All spectators are welcomed at the Run Media City, the fast and flat course provides an awesome venue to cheer on the runners.
Is the Run Media City 5k & 10k – June 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.
Will there be marshals at the Run Media City 5k & 10k – June?
There will be plenty of helpers and marshals to help keep you on the right track.
Is there parking at the Run Media City 5k & 10k – June?
There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH).
How can I find my results from the Run Media City 5k & 10k – June?
Results will be available on www.runthrough.co.uk after the race.
Great evening well organised and very COVID safe super location, perfect for a first timer or seasoned runner.
5.0Did the 10k in 2021
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