2020 Route Announced
The Manchester Marathon has confirmed the route for the 2020 event, on Sunday 5th April.
With the start remaining in its present location under White City Arch, the 2020 route boasts a shiny new city-centre section, 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. Passing Hotel Football, set upon the world famous backdrop of Old Trafford stadium, the route heads further south through Sale and Timperley. The hugely popular Altricham section remains, this time in a different direction to previous editions, at Mile 17. From there it’s back towards the north where we eventually reach Chorlton, another first for the Marathon. For the final few miles the route continues towards Lancashire Cricket Club, crossing the finish line on Talbot road, outside UA92 university.
Planners have ensured that the route retains its fantastically flat profile, that the event has become well known for.
A record 25,000 people have already signed up to run the 2020 event, with a final handful of places available for a limited time.
The course is currently being officially measured by the appropriate authorities, and a certificate will appear on our site in the coming weeks.