Manchester Half Marathon - 2023
About the event
The Manchester Half Marathon 2023
The Manchester Half is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 15,000 runners. It’s an event that aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester. A firm half marathon favourite thanks to its flat route and amazing support from the buzzing Manchurian crowds. Tommy's has charity half marathon places available for the Manchester Half Marathon. You can choose from one of the options below.
Join Team Tommy's with a charity place in the Manchester Half Marathon 2023.
You can apply for FREE entry with a Tommy's place when you pledge to raise a minimum of £300 (excluding gift aid). Complete our form – look out for an email reply and further instructions.
Join Team Tommy's with your own place in the Manchester Half Marathon 2023.
If you have your own place you can join Team Tommy's for all the same perks without the minimum fundraising requirement. Select the 'I have my own place' button
We would be thrilled to welcome you to #TeamTommys!
About the Manchester Half Marathon
The Manchester Half is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 16,000 runners. It’s an event that aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester, and celebrate our achievements by striving to be the UK's most inclusive half marathon.
Tipped as the UK's flattest and fastest half, this event welcomes all runners of any ability to the streets of Manchester for a truly special event.
Making your race matter
“We’d spent 10 years feeling such sadness, I don’t know where we would be without their help. Professor Alex and his team were so lovely and really understood how we felt. They didn’t just give us Lyla, they gave us our lives back.” Read Claire's emotional story about how she was helped at our Manchester Centre.
Whether you run with your own place, or a Tommy's guaranteed place, you'll get first class care!
- A top quality, free Tommy's running top
- Fundraising guide and ongoing support, materials, ideas and tips
- A dedicated team at Tommy's sending you team emails and support
- A team Facebook group to chat with other Tommy's runners
- Ability to chat to other Tommy's runners via Facebook
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