Mancunian Mile

The Mancunian Mile at the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon allows runners of all abilities, and from as young as 4, to experience the incredible atmosphere of the event.


Whether you are 7 or 70 the run is a fantastic opportunity to get active, whilst experiencing the thrill of taking part in a large sporting event and the glory of receiving a medal as you cross the finish line. The course covers a one mile route with excellent spectator viewing points making it easy for you to cheer your young runner on as they race past.

We welcome runners of all abilities over the age of 4, with the race being non-competitive.

Places are limited to a set capacity, and can only be booked in advance on a first come first served basis..

When: Sunday 7th April, 2019
Time: 8:00am
Location: A56 Chester Road near Tesco Stretford/Arnold Clark
Cost: £7.50 per person (adults accompanying young children are free)

What’s included:
– Race number
– Bespoke Mancunian Mile medal
– Chance to meet Manny the Bee

Rules of the event:
– Children aged 4-10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times with a maximum of 2 children per parent. Children aged 11+ years of age may run unaccompanied
– Parental consent required for all child runners
– Secure finish area will be coordinated by staff to ensure efficient re-uniting of participants with parents/guardians.
– All runners will need to have registered online prior to the event and included emergency contact details and provided parent/guardian consent