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Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run 

There isn’t just one reason to run the Great Manchester Run, there are 600,000! That’s the number of people living with epilepsy in the UK right now.


Run Details

When: Sunday 22 May 2016
Where: Manchester City Centre, United Kingdom
Distance: 10 km (6.2 Miles)

About the Great Manchester Run

Take part in UK’s largest 10k run. The Great Manchester Run offers you a speedy course taking in some of the Manchester’s most famous sites.

Need a place?

Epilepsy Action does not have guaranteed places in the 2016 Great Manchester Run. You can run for us by entering via the Great Manchester Run website and request a runners pack below.

Sign up now

Have your own place?

Once you have successfully secured your own place in the 2016 Great Manchester Run, please complete the form by clicking on the button below. You will then be part of our team. There is no set minimum sponsorship to raise, we simply ask you to raise what you can. To request a runner’s pack please click on the button below.

Join the team

How we will support you

All our runners will receive:

  • A welcome pack full of fundraising tips to help you get started
  • Fundraising support and encouragement from our dedicated team
  • Exclusive access to our Epilepsy ACTION heroes Facebook group
  • A free technical (breathable) Epilepsy Action running vest
  • A supporters' cheering pack
  • Secure online sponsorship pages

For further information

For further information on the Great Manchester Run, please contact our events team on +44 (0)113 210 8824 or by emailing events@epilepsy.org.uk

Download a Fundraising Guide

Event Date: 
Sunday 22 May 2016 - 09:55

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Meet at the giant Ferris wheel in Piccadilly square at 11am on Sunday 10th may for giant photo prior to manchester 10k. Runners, walkers, spectators, and anyone supporting epilepsy action.

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