Run and raise money for Forever Manchester in the Great Manchester Run, 10k and Half Marathon taking place on Sunday 21st May 2023.
The Great Manchester Run is a celebration of all that is great about Greater Manchester and this year’s landmark 20th event promises to be the most special yet. You’ll feel the goosebumps as you and 25,000 other runners follow the famous route passing iconic Manchester landmarks. With live music and entertainment zones at every turn, the incredible local support who line the streets will cheer you on, from start to finish.
It’s a run for everyone, from locals to celebrated athletes, whether it’s your first 10k or your 50th half marathon. An inclusive celebration of Mancunian running, with music blazing, crowds buzzing, legs pumping and fists bumping. The city comes alive on Great Manchester Run weekend.
Why run and raise money for Forever Manchester?
All money raised by our runners goes to Forever Manchester to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester. You can help us, help your local communities, no matter which borough of Greater Manchester you call home. For More About Us >>
Since Forever Manchester first got involved in the 10K Run ten years ago, we have raised £110,000, helping to support hundreds of local communtiy groups.
For Individuals: 10k Run – Discounted places available (£25)
Forever Manchester’s charity places for the 10K run are available at a discounted rate of £25 (normally £44 from the Great Run website), with a minimum fundraising target of £150.
If you are an individual wishing to sign up for a discounted charity place, simply click the button below.Register Now
For Businesses: 10k Run – Team of 4 (£100)
We are encouraging businesses to sign up teams of four to run for Forever Manchester, with a minimum fundraising target of £1,000 per team. If you are a business supporter wishing to register your team, simply click the button below.Register Now
All of our runners will receive a free moisture-wicking Forever Manchester running t-shirt, kindly sponsored by Punk Legal, which we will send out in the post early May.
To set up your fundraising page on JustGiving.com click on the button below and you’ll be directed to our dedicated Great Manchester Run page.Set Up Just Giving Page
More information about the 10k run and the Route can be found on the Great Run Manchester website.
Note: Before you sign up, please ensure you have read the ‘Next Steps’ section, by scrolling down this page.
Half Marathon – (£51)
If you fancy a bigger challenge you can choose raise money for Forever Manchester by taking part in the Half Marathon which is also taking place on Sunday 21st May 2023 . Unfortunately we are unable to offer discounted running places for the Half Marathon, so please sign up direct via the Great Run, at a cost of £51.Sign up for the Half Marathon
To set up your fundraising page on JustGiving.com click on the button below and you’ll be directed to our dedicated Great Manchester Run page for you to create your own fundraising page.Set Up Just Giving Page
More information about the Half Marathon and the Route can be found on the Great Run Manchester website.
Once you have signed up to run for Forever Manchester, you will need to register your details on the Great Run website, so that they can send you your race pack and allocate the appropriate ‘wave’ for you to run in.
After you have signed up for Forever Manchester you will receive an email from the ‘Event Online Support Team’ at Great Run – sent from firstname.lastname@example.org
Contained in the email will be link to ‘click here to register’. Simply follow the steps, and once you have registered you will receive an email from the ‘Event Online Support Team’ to confirm your place in the run.
Please Note: The first email from the Event Online Support Team, may go into your Junk or Spam email folders, so please check those folders if you have not received anything.
If you have any more questions, or have not received an email from the Event Online Support Team, please email email@example.com
Date added: 3rd February 2023
Updated: 10th May 2023