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Run Manchester Etihad Campus 5k & 10k
Join us for the unique chance to run a 5k or 10k around some of Manchester’s famous Etihad Campus, home Manchester City FC’s Etihad Stadium and the site of the Manchester Commonwealth Games. This race involves laps around a circuit, and the course is flat and quick, creating the perfect opportunity for a chip timed personal best over the 5k or 10k!
Each kilometer 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Post race goodies
Etihad Campus, 13 Rowsley Sreet, Manchester M11 3FF
The Etihad Stadium has its own dedicated Metrolink stop – Etihad Campus. Metrolink runs from the City centre to Etihad Campus, including Piccadilly Station and St Peter’s Square. Journey time for the tram service is less than ten minutes from Piccadilly Station. The Ashton line also serves Etihad Campus
A number of bus routes serve Etihad Campus from the City centre and outlying areas. These include the 188, 216 and 217 services.
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.
There are a number of bike racks around the stadium. The Club accepts no liability and all bikes are left at their own risk.
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. Please use the postcode M11 3DU. This is Gate 2 off Alan Turing Way by the Tennis & Football Centre. Please note that there will be no access for runners in any other gate.
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.
We will have a secure area where you can leave your baggage. We recommend you bring as little baggage as possible. Your baggage tag is attached to your race number, you simply tear it off and attach to your bag. To collect, show your number to the baggage tent staff and they will help you find your baggage.
There will be toilets on site for you to use, within the stadium.
We recommend bringing your own pre-filled reusable water bottle with you to the event if you would like to take on water during your race. However, we will also have a small water station with water in paper cups if needed during the race. We are limiting the use of single use plastic at the event to align with Etihad Campus’ Sustainability Drive. We will have water available at the finish line for you all to have after your race, alongside your post race goodies!
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