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Join us for our new Thursday evening event running around Media City in Salford. Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over the canal and runs past the imperial war museum along with the ITV and BBC television studios.

Each kilometre will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to encourage you on your way to the finish line. Included in your entry fee is a themed medal, water and post race goodies. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

Run Media City – August

Salford, Greater Manchester, GB
Run Media City – August
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2018 will see the 10th Anniversary English Half Marathon on Sunday 16th September in Warrington, Cheshire. This year will once again take in the spectacular Golden Gates finish!

Every Half Marathon and a 10k runner will receive a medal, t-shirt, and goodies at the finish line. Runners and spectators will also have access to a special event village with a bar, live music and so much more!

English Half Marathon

Warrington, Warrington, GB
English Half Marathon

The best ideas are always the most simple! Start at the bottom of the hill and ride or run to the top. About 3 miles, or 5 kilometres_ lets just call it a long climb. The route follows the Kirklees Way, onto the Pennine Way, out onto the road at the top. First Wednesday of every month.

King of the Hill – September

Marsden, West Yorkshire, GB
King of the Hill – September

A monthly, multi-terrain, flat 5k race in Buxton's Pavilion Gardens. These races are open to runners of all standards - the only qualification is that you must feel like running 5k on a Saturday morning! And registration is free! All races are held on the same course on the 2nd Saturday of the month.

Pavilion Gardens 5k Series – September

Buxton, Derbyshire, GB
Pavilion Gardens 5k Series – September

A challenging and rewarding route starting and finishing on the Athletics Tracks at Macclesfield Leisure Centre, passing through Prestbury village and along the leafy back roads of East Cheshire.

If you are entering as part of a Community Team Challenge you can add that team name in addition to a running club.

The Macclesfield Half Marathon and 5K Community Team Challenge are open to all businesses, schools, charities, sports and recreational clubs. A team is made up of at least three finishers in the Macclesfield Half Marathon. There will be prizes for the top teams.

Macclesfield Half Marathon

Macclesfield, Cheshire East, GB
Macclesfield Half Marathon

These events are for everyone. Just turn up and enjoy yourself. Whether your a regular runner or always wanted to get that little bit fitter. You can jog 4 laps, 3,2 or 1 lap and even walk the route as that first step towards improving your fitness and general well-being. Month by month you set your own target and try to improve it.

You'll be caught up with the enthusiasm of others and the atmosphere within the park - so much easier than running alone.

Whitworth Thread 5k – October

Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB
Whitworth Thread 5k – October
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Electrifying light shows and energising beats will carry you around the course as you get your glow on in the Foam Zone, powder up in the UV Paint Blast Zone and get grooving in the Time Tunnel. Open to all abilities, young or old - whether you dance/walk/jog or run - Glow in the Park is your time to shine.

It's even more fun in a group! Book for 4 or more people for the reduced rate!

Location: Heaton Park, Middleton Rd, Manchester M25 2SW
Date: 27th October 2018

Glow In The Park – Manchester

Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB
Glow In The Park – Manchester

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