Fancy a challenge? Set a personal best, run with your mates or tackle your first ever 10km race. Do it for charity, do it for a laugh, but don't do it alone, do it with hundreds of staff and students from Manchester Metropolitan University.
MMU Sport are pleased to offer any staff or students entry to the Great Manchester 10k race on Sunday 28th May, at a heavily discounted price of £20!*
You'll start the race alongside fellow Team MMU Sport entrants, and you'll get the same goodies, and finisher pack as all other entrants, but at a much discounted price from the £38 entry fee! ( *Only one entry per person. Discounted entries are only for students and staff, who must produce a valid Man Met ID card.)
The start line is on Portland Street near the junction with Oxford Street. The finish line is on Deansgate. The route takes 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. Perhaps the most significant landmark will be Beetham Tower, the 47-storey skyscraper which almost marks the finish line for you!
There will be a great Bands on the Run programme this year, with 10 music zones, DJs, live bands and Inspiral Carpets’ legend Clint Boon’s Boon Army stage at the halfway point to lift you for the second leg. Two Key 103 Wall of Sound sections will keep you going at 6k and after 9k, featuring Key 103’s specially chosen playlist to drive you along. There are official charity cheering points on the course from Cancer Research UK, We are MacMillan, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and The Christie, so give them a wave as they cheer you on!
*Only one entry per person. Discounted entries are only for students and staff, who must produce a valid Man Met ID card.