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Run Media City 5k & 10k - August

Salford, Greater Manchester

Organiser's Description

Join us for our new Thursday evening event running around Media City in Salford. Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over the canal and runs past the imperial war museum along with the ITV and BBC television studios. Each kilometre will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers to encourage you on your way to the finish line. Included in your entry fee is a themed medal, water and post race goodies. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there! The race involves laps, the course is flat and quick. There will be 2 lap for the 5k, 4 laps for the 10k. The course follows the paths and pavements inside the centre of media city. This is not a closed road race.

Start Time

19:00pm

Races

Chip Timing

Themed medal

Water

Post race goodies

Media City, Salford, M50 2EQ

BY RAIL - The best and easiest way to get to Media City is to take the Metrolink, with ‘Media City’ Metrolink station located not even 100 metres from the event village. Media City can be accessed from the city centre, and changing at Cornbrook station, just outside the city centre.

The closest train station to MediaCityUK is Salford Crescent train station, which is approximately a 10 minute journey by taxi.

BY BUS - There are several services that stop in and around MediaCityUK, including buses from Manchester city centre, Intu Trafford Centre, Hulme, Swinton and East Didsbury.
Frequent bus services from outside Salford Crescent station link it with MediaCityUK.

BY CAR - MediaCityUK can be found from the M60 ring road on to the M602 exiting at junction 3 sign posted Salford Quays/Trafford Park. From the roundabout follow signs for Salford Quays turning right onto Broadway at the first set of Traffic lights.

There is a 1800 capacity multi story car park located at the Lowry Outlet Store (M50 3AH)

The race involves laps, the course is flat and quick. There will be 2 lap for the 5k, 4 laps for the 10k. The course follows the paths and pavements inside the centre of media city. This is not a closed road race.

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Reviews

Brilliant Finale to an amazing series!

I did all five events in the Run Media City Series and they’ve all been outstanding! The event is exceptionally well organised. The staff are so friendly and accommodating and everything runs so smoothly and efficiently. Crowd support is wonderful too and it’s a fantastic place to get a PB. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed every event in this series and I am looking forward to returning again next year! Thanks so much Run Through!

Myrna Rollins / Aug 31, 2019

Great organisation!

My first run booked through find a race and the team at Media City were excellent. Friendly, welcoming and on top of all aspects. The legs are hurting this morning but I'm so glad I did the race and the team there were a big part of that. Highly recommended!

Michael Coates / Aug 30, 2019

Well organised and good route

This was my first 5K race and this course was perfect for it. Its mainly flat with only a couple of slight slopes so is good for those just starting to run or those wanting a quick time.
Everything was easily set out with stewards giving direction and encouragement, and distance markers around the course.

Ken O'Connor / Aug 30, 2019

Congrats on your first race!

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