Run and raise money for Forever Manchester in Europe’s biggest 10k running event, the Great Manchester Run, taking place on Sunday 19th May 2019.

Forever Manchester’s charity places are available at a discounted rate of £25 (normally £38 from the Great Run website), with a minimum fundraising target of £150. You will also receive a free  moisture-wicking Forever Manchester running t-shirt, kindly sponsored by Kay Johnson Gee!

Last year, 125 runners raised an incredible £28,000 for Forever Manchester and you can see the difference that community activity makes by clicking here!



I’ve signed up, what do I do next?

Once you’ve registered with Forever Manchester, you will be receive an email from GREAT RUN (‘Event Online Support Team’)  for you to register your contact details on the Great Run website, so that they can send you your race pack and allocate the appropriate ‘wave’ for you will run in.

Once you have registered with Great Run, all you need to do is to set up your Just Giving page – Head to our handy guide for tips on how to create and maintain your page. If you are looking for a description of what Forever Manchester does, to add to your Just Giving page, please use the following:

“I am raising money for Forever Manchester –  the only charity that funds and supports community activity across Greater Manchester. 

In every neighbourhood across Greater Manchester there are thousands of people involved in community activity. In fact, at any given time there are an unbelievable 20,000 local grassroots projects of varying sizes and interests taking place. Forever Manchester works with local people in communities throughout Greater Manchester to inspire and encourage projects that they want to see, to make their neighbourhoods happier and safer places to be.

By sponsoring me, you are helping Forever Manchester to make Greater Manchester’s communities become even greater.”

You can also download our Sponsorship form which will help you to raise and collect money offline.

Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

For the third year, Great Run will also be putting on their “exciting 13.1 mile challenge” – the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run Half Marathon – at the same time as the 10k! Although Forever Manchester does not have charity places available for the half marathon, we’d love to support you in your half marathon if you choose to raise money for us. Find out more about the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run Half Marathon course and how to enter with Great Run here.

Forever Manchester Running T-shirts

The Forever Manchester breathable, moisture-wicking Run T-shirts have been kindly and sponsored by Kay Johnson Gee, who are a multi-award winning chartered accounts and business advisors, providing expert advice in taxation, corporate finance, audit, accounts, payroll and insolvency.