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Great Manchester Run Half Marathon

Event Type Half Marathon
Date 26 September 2021
Location Manchester
Registration Fee £25
Fundraising Target £300
Level Moderate

The Great Manchester Run has been postponed from its usual date in May to the new date of 26 September 2021

If you had a place in the Great Manchester Run we'll be in touch to let you know what options you have. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.

The world-famous Great Manchester Run now has a half marathon distance! The course takes you past the sights of Manchester including Old Trafford, the Imperial War Museum, the new Coronation Street Set, and the Beetham Tower. The Great Manchester Run is renowned for its party atmosphere, and with bands on the route and amazing crowd support, this will be a day to remember.

As well as helping to change the lives of people affected by dementia, there are some great benefits to joining our team. Unite with us, and we will support you through every step of your journey.

Whether you sign up for a charity place or already have your own place, by joining our team you will receive:

  • Our support pack with everything you need to kick off your training and fundraising
  • Comprehensive training plans and advice from our professional training coaches
  • Regular newsletters to keep you motivated
  • Your very own Alzheimer's Society technical running top to wear with pride, and iron on name letters
  • The biggest cheers on race day
  • Our friendly Events Team on hand to help whenever you need us

We know that fundraising can be just as challenging as the event, but we’ll be here to support you every step of the way. When you sign up to run for us, you will receive a support pack with tips and advice to help you with your fundraising, allowing you to make a difference to people living with dementia. 

To kick-start your fundraising in the meantime, why not set up a JustGiving page?

Create your fundraising page

You can also print off a sponsorship form to share with friends and family. 

Sponsorship form

If you have cheques that you need to send in to us, please use our paying in form and post to: Customer Care, Alzheimer's Society, Scott Lodge, Scott Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL2 3DU. 

Paying in form

For the Events team please call 0330 333 0804 or email [email protected]

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