Manchester Half Marathon

Manchester Half Marathon

Registration fee: £15 Fundraising Pledge: £250
13th October 2024 North West


Be part of the BIGGEST half marathon in the North West. Fast and flat, the Manchester Half is the perfect event for runners of all abilities. And with a warm and welcoming crowd, it’s no wonder why so many want to BEE part of this very special race.

Event details

Date: 13th October 2024
Location: Manchester, North West
Distance: Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
Registration fee: £15
Fundraising pledge: £250

I have my own place at the Manchester Half Marathon

If you already have a place at the Manchester Half Marathon, we would love to have you on our Roy’s Runner’s team. There’s no fundraising commitment but any money you can raise will help support our vital work to stop lung cancer cutting lives short. Our fundraising team will support you with any fundraising you do, as well as give you tips and ideas to raise even more money. Email sport@roycastle.org for more information.

About the Manchester Half Marathon

Growing in success year after year, the Manchester Half Marathon has cemented its place in the running calendar, with over 16,500 runners taking part last year.

Runners can look forward to a flat and fast 13.1 miles route that guides them through the city’s iconic landmarks and vibrant atmosphere. An ideal race for seasonal runners seeking a PB to those looking to test themselves at a new longer distance, the Manchester Half is inclusive, fun and welcoming.

Starting and finishing by Old Trafford, the Manchester Half Marathon truly represent all the wonderful people of this illustrious city, and celebrate its many achievements with thousands of locals coming out to cheer on all runners.

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Perks of being one of our Roy’s Runners

By signing up for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and running for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, you become part of the Roy’s Runners family.

  • Your own personalised Roy’s Runners technical vest
  • Support and training advice to help you prepare for race day
  • An invitation to our closed Facebook group. Our Roy’s Runners share their journeys, tips and advice. They offer motivation & encouragement when it’s needed most. This group really is a friendly and heart-warming community.
  • Certificate of appreciation with an extra special Roy’s Runners medal.

Our Sporting Events team will be there every step of the way with fundraising tips, suggestions, and regular calls to help you reach your fundraising target and have the best running experience.

But the best part of being part of Roy’s Runners is you get the make a difference to those affected by lung cancer.

Lung cancer is the UK’s biggest cancer killer, taking the lives of more people than breast, prostate and pancreatic cancers combined. Your support means we can continue our vital work and stop lung cancer cutting lives short.

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is the only UK charity solely dedicated to supporting everyone affected by lung cancer. This means lung cancer, and lung cancer alone, is at the heart of everything we do. It is the focus of every research project we fund, every person we support, every life we save. It is our one and only priority.

We devote every day to improving the lives of people living with lung cancer. We put everything into discovering new ways to diagnose and treat lung cancer. We spend every minute fighting this disease so, one day, we will live in a world where no one dies of lung cancer. Join us in our fight and sign up for the Manchester Half Marathon today.

If you have any questions about the Manchester Half Marathon, or already have your own place and would like to run for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, email the team: sport@roycastle.org.