Run Manchester Etihad Campus 5k & 10k
Join us for the unique chance to run a 5k or 10k around Manchester City FC’s Etihad Stadium, the main venue of the Manchester Commonwealth Games. This race involves laps around the circuit, and the course is flat and quick.
Each mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to keep you quite literally on track and encourage you on your way to that finish line. Come and join us for a unique race you will not forget!
All marshals and staff within the event and around the course will be issued with PPE and wear gloves and a mask for the duration of the event.
As many race packs will be posted out ahead of the event as possible and event communications will be sent via email in the lead up.
There will not be a formal baggage drop within the event village, please limit the number of belongings you bring to the event and leave anything in the car during the race to reduce contact between runners and staff. If this is not possible, please email email@example.com.
There will be multiple hygiene stations around the event with hand sanitiser for all runners.
You will see clear signage around the event village, please follow all signage and instructions from the marshals before, during and after the race.
There will be a manned, and clearly marked, medical hub within the event village.
DURING THE RACE
The race will start in waves based on your estimated finish time, with the faster runners at the start and slower near the back to avoid any congestion and the need to overtake on course.
There will be an informal grab and go water station with sealed sports top bottles on the course, however we ask that you stay hydrated before the event and if you are able to please bring your own. Bottles and camelbacks are permitted.
If you need to overtake on the course please give a wide berth of at least 1 meter around any runners.
Spitting and nasal clearance during the race is not permitted.
AFTER THE RACE
Do not stop within the finish barriers. Please continue past the finish until you pass the medals and are in an open space.
We ask that once you have collected your medal and water to leave the event village as soon as possible to avoid groups congregating within the event village.
Unique themed medal
Chip timed results
Free official event photographs
Fruit & Flapjack
Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF
Car: The Stadium is located in the East of Manchester, a short drive away from the City centre, and from the M60 Outer Ring Road. Take either junction 22 or 24 off the M60, towards the City centre. From there on, follow the signs for Sportcity.
Metrolink: Our dedicated tram stop, Etihad Campus, is adjacent to the Stadium. The journey time from Manchester Piccadilly is less than 10 minutes.
Metrolink Park & Ride: Journeys to the Stadium are really easy from the many Park & Ride sites on the Metrolink network. Parking is free for Metrolink passengers.
Bus: A large number of buses serve the Stadium, eg lines 53, 54, 185, 186, 216, 217, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, X36 and X37.
Cycling: There's a number of bike racks around the Stadium.
Walking: There is a safe, well lit and signposted walking route available from Manchester Piccadilly Station. Follow the ‘City Link’ signs. It will take approximately 25 minutes to walk to the Etihad Stadium from the City centre.
Pay on the day parking is available on site at the Etihad Stadium in the Blue Car Park, accessed from Alan Turing Way, (Gate 2).
There are off-street car parks in the area, and on street parking may also be available.
Are your events chip timed?
Yes, all of our events are chip timed and accurately measured.
What is the minimum age to enter an event?
11 years old for a 5k, 15 years old for a 10k and 17 years old for Half Marathon.
When do entries close before an event? Can I enter on the day?
Entries normally close when the event sells out or on the Thursday before the event. Entries on the day is dependent on the capacity for the event, please refer to the specific event page after online entries have closed to see is there are entries on the day.
I can't make the event, can I have a refund?
Sorry, we don’t offer refunds. However, if you let us know 14 days in advance of the event we can transfer your entry to a friend or to a later event.
When will I receive more information about the event?
You will receive all race information, via email, in the week leading up to the event. For a weekend event you will receive it by Wednesday, and for a mid-week event, you will receive it by Monday.
Will I receive anything through the post?
No, nothing is posted. You will receive all race information by email and you will collect your race pack on the day of the event.
Do we collect our Timing Chip and Race Number on the day of the event?
Yes, that is correct. Please make sure you arrive at least 45 minutes before the race start so you have plenty of time to collect them.
Where can I find my results after the event?
Your results will be live on the website www.runthrough.co.uk during the event. If you have any questions or queries with your results please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Am I allowed to wear headphones?
We’d strongly advise against it – the nature of the events means that you need to be aware of your surroundings and be able to hear marshals instructions.
RunThrough kit can be collected at any event. Simply head to the kit stall and pick the size and colour you want at the time of collection.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
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