The Manchester Half Marathon is fast becoming one of the best half marathons in the north of England with event selling out with 16,000 runners taking part in 2023.

Join team DofE for your chance to take part in this amazing half marathon taking in the sights and sounds of Manchester city centre before a spectacular finish in the shadow of Old Trafford stadium. With a mostly flat route is the prefect race for anyone wanting to get a personal best time or wanting to take on their first half marathon.

We have a limited number of entries available which will guarantee your place in the run and with the race likely to sell out again in 2024 is the perfect opportunity for you to secure your place while running and racing money for an amazing youth charity, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Where and when?


  13 October 2024


  Registration Fee: £10

  Minimum Sponsorship Target: £250


By signing up to one of our charity places we’ll provide with a branded running top, fundraising pack, support with your fundraising and be there on the day to help cheer you all the way to the finish line. Minimum age to register is 17.

You’ll be supporting young people to take on their own challenges, follow their passions and discover talents they never knew they had. Whatever their ability, interest or background, DofE can be adapted for them. It’s a trusted way for any young person to turn the things they love into lifelong skills that can help them to get a job, change their community and take on anything life throws their way.

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