Running events in Manchester October 2018

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Running is the world’s most accessible sport. Park runs, colour runs, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and ultras — all you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. Running events are hugely popular on Let’s Do This and it’s a sociable sport, so get some friends involved and achieve something extraordinary.

If you’re starting small, the 5k and 10k events are great fun and definitely worth doing even if you’re training for a bigger challenge further down the line. Getting used to the atmosphere of an event is important. You’re so much more likely to hit a better time if there’s a crowd cheering you on, people in fancy dress and a big celebration at the finish line.

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Today, with international organisations, local clubs and national events to choose from, there are thousands of races to discover, and we want to help you find them quickly and easily. Below you’ll find selections by running type, running location and some exceptional events to take part in.

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10k Races in Manchester October 2018

Rainford High Technology College kindly host the Rainford 10K and have done since the event began. This gives us a central location to base the start and finish of the race around. It is also the home to our fun run route.

There will be many stalls and attractions available in the school grounds including food and drink, bouncy castles. face painting and post/pre-race massages.

We have a prize giving ceremony towards the end of the main 10K race which is well worth sticking around for. Businesses from around Rainford and St Helens kindly donate prizes for the various categories, and our fastest runner will be awarded the George Faulkner Memorial Trophy.

The fun run will start from the Schools AstroTurf at 09:45am after a warm up on the bus turning circle at about 09:35am.

Rainford 10K

Saint Helens, GB
1 race
£16£18
Rainford 10K

Holmfirth Harriers Athletic Club is proud to present the Holmfirth 15 and the Holmfirth 10Km.

2018 will recognize the 50th anniversary since the 15-mile race was first staged, so whether it is your first attempt at the distance, or you have run before, why not join us to celebrate this achievement.

It is interesting that the very first "The Suncharm 15" race promotion also included the inaugural Holmfirth open junior road races that were then moved to another date the following year.

Holmfirth 15 mile & 10k

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, GB
1 race
£12£14
Holmfirth 15 mile & 10k
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Marathon events in Manchester October 2018

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5k Races in Manchester October 2018

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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

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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Ultramarathon events in Manchester October 2018

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With great success from lasts year inaugural Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail, and some fantastic feedback from competitors.
Being described by the elite field of runners as one of the best but hardest 30 mile ultras they have ever raced and truly a classic in the making. We where excited to bring this event back!!!

Starting from the village of Hope, This Ultra will take you into the heart of the Peak District national park, where the total elevation will be well over 7000ft!!

Starting off on the iconic Pennine way you will soon be greeted with some brutal climbs, high ridge lines and fast technical descending, with the time of year and the nature of this course this one will surely push you to your limits!!

Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail

Hope, Derbyshire, GB
Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail

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