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Join Team Orange

The 2019 run takes place on Sunday 19 May and we want it to be our biggest and best yet! So whether you’re looking for a fresh challenge or wanting to beat your personal best, sign up today for a special discounted race entry fee.

You can also sign up to be a Team Orange First Generation charity runner and if you raise £100 or more for the University’s First Generation scheme, you will qualify for free entry to the run.

Sign up for the run Sign up as a First Gen Runner

Watch our Great Manchester Run

Last year over 450 Manchester Met staff, students and alumni showed that they were #McrMetProud and joined Team Orange for the Great Manchester Run.

Getting started

The University has lots of free sports and fitness classes on the Active Campus programme to help you get started with your training.

You can also follow one of our dedicated 10k running plans to help you set your own pace.

16 Week Introductory 12 Week Improver 10 Week Challenger 8 Week Run-Walk 6 Week Blitz

Remember, whether you’re running, jogging or walking - the Team Orange spirit will get you over the finish line.

10k Tales

Need some inspiration? Meet some of the 2018 Team Orange runners and read their #McrMetProud reasons for taking part. If you would like to share your story whilst encouraging others to get involved in this fantastic event, please get in touch with us.

Share your story

Tom's 10k Blog

Tom Hindmarch is the Faculty of Business and Law’s Project and Marketing Assistant and one of our MMU Sport run leaders. Last year, he was Team Orange’s fastest runner and this year wants to train as many people as possible to join the team.

Here, Tom will share all of his hints and tips to get you over the 10k finish line in May.

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See you at the starting line on 19 May 2019!