The start line is on Portland Street near the junction with Oxford Street and will take in the views of Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the award-winning Imperial War Museum and The Lowry. You will also pass the famous cobbles of Coronation Street’s new set and the remarkable landmark the Beetham Tower, the 47-storey skyscraper which almost marks the finish line.
We have a small number of guaranteed places for both events. In return for a fundraising target of £150 for the 10km and £220 for the Half Marathon. We'll send you everything you need to ensure a great race experience. You'll get a fundraising guide, professional training guides, lots of fundraising support and your very own running top to wear on the day.
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Why run for Royal Voluntary Service?
By running for us, you will help Royal Voluntary Service in giving even more support to people who need it in our hospitals and communities right across the UK. We rely on the tireless support of supporters like you to help raise the funds we need every day so our volunteers can keep on reaching out with friendship, coordinating local social events and giving practical support to older people all over the country.
We’ll support you all the way
What you can expect:
- A welcome pack full of fundraising materials and tips.
- Royal Voluntary Service running vest.
- Regular emails and communication about your event and fundraising in the lead up to race day.
- Dedicated support from our experienced fundraising team.
Already have a place in the Great Manchester Half Marathon?
If you have a place in the Great Manchester Half Marathon? and would like to raise funds for Royal Voluntary Service, please be sure to let us know you're planning on running!