Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023

Date: 16 April 2023

Registration fee: £25

Location: Old Trafford, Manchester

Minimum sponsorship: £350

Join #TeamARUK and take on this 26.2 mile run through the centre of Manchester

This amazing marathon is suitable for all abilities, and an ideal event for regular runners to achieve a personal best due to the fast and flat nature of the course.


Join #TeamARUK for this fast, flat and friendly route, which will take you into the centre of Manchester.

The route

The route takes a three-mile loop into the city centre, showcasing some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including the Manchester Opera House, Spinningfields, Albert Memorial Hall and The Midland Hotel, amongst many others.

Roads will be completely closed, allowing an estimated 25,000 people to take part, and thousands more to gather in the city centre to watch.

Minimum sponsorship


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Own place

If you already have a place in this event but would like to support Alzheimer’s Research UK, we’d love to have you on the team! There’s no minimum sponsorship target and we can provide help and support with your fundraising.


When you join #TeamARUK you’ll receive…

  • A dedicated fundraising team to offer help and support.
  • A fundraising pack bursting with hints and tips.
  • A free Alzheimer’s Research UK running vest or technical t-shirt.
  • Access to fundraising materials, cheer packs for friends and family, and more.

Our work isn’t possible without amazing supporters like you, and by running for Alzheimer’s Research UK you’re funding pioneering research to change the lives of people with dementia and their families.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact the Fundraising team.

If you like what you see but can’t make this event, why not check out our full events calendar and find something that suits you?