How to secure a spot in the 2020 Manchester Marathon

5,000 early entries into the 2020 Manchester Marathon will be made available from Wednesday 4th September at 10am, allowing runners to guarantee an entry in this prestigious event, and save money.

The first 8,000 places were snapped up in record time earlier this year, and over 14,000 people have now registered for priority for the next batch. The run will head into the city centre for the first time when it returns on Sunday 5th April, with runners coming from all over the world to take on the famously flat and friendly event.

Places will be exclusively available from and you can register for a short priority window here