Manchester 5K Run

If you’re local to Manchester and ready to tackle a 5k race, we’ve got you covered! We hold races year-round, and we’re sure you’ll soon be addicted to the high of race day – if you aren’t already! 

Races near me

Here at RunThrough UK we host races at some of the best venues in the North West, North East and Yorkshire. Our Greater Manchester races are scheduled throughout the year, so there will always be an event on the books you can be planning for. 

Wondering if a 5k is right for you?

A 5k race is a great stepping stone if you’re new to running and want to get involved. If you’ve got your heart set on completing a 10k races, half marathon or full marathon, a 5k is a good place to start, or to keep up your fitness during training. We cater to all levels of runners – whether it’s your first time, or you’re a seasoned veteran. We have friendly on-the-ground support workers available on race day to make sure you have everything you need to succeed. Each kilometre will be accurately marked out, so you know exactly where you’re up to on the day – and it’ll be impossible for you to get lost or lose the course. The atmosphere at our 5k events are truly electric and motivating – you’re sure to feel pumped up and ready to cross that finish line!

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    Chase The Sun Roundhay Park 5k & 10k July 2022
    Jul 20, 2022
    EVENT POSTPONED- All entrants have been notified. Please join us for our Leeds Running Festival on 21st August 2022 Come and join us for the Chase The Sun 5k & 10 at Roundhay Park on Wednesday 20th July 2022! Take the opportunity to run a chip timed 5k or 10k around the beautiful Roundhay Park […]
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    RUN MEDIA CITY 5K 10K JULY 2022
    Jul 28, 2022
    Run Media City 5k & 10k – Thursday 28th July at 7pm! Come and join us on Thursday 28th July 2022 for the next event in the Run Media City 5k & 10k Series. Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over the […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon July 2022
    Jul 31, 2022
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 31st July 2022 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    RUNNING GP OULTON PARK AUGUST 2022
    Aug 07, 2022
    Join us on Sunday 7th August 2022 for the Running GP 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, 16 Mile, 20 Mile and Marathon at Oulton Park. Outlon Park has been home to many motor racing events since the 1950′s and has previously hosted the British Touring Car Championship, British F3 and British Superbikes Championship. This is a unique opportunity to choose from a […]
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    Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k & 10 Mile August 2022
    Aug 10, 2022
    Join us for the next Chase The Sun 5k & 10k at Heaton Park on Wednesday 10th August 2022! Come and join us for our Chase The Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile event in Heaton Park on Wednesday 10th August 2022.  This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 […]
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    LEEDS RUNNING FESTIVAL AUGUST 2022
    Aug 21, 2022
      Come and join us for the return of the Leeds Running Festival on Sunday 21st August 2022! Take the opportunity to run a chip timed 5k, 10k or Half Marathon around the beautiful Roundhay Park in Leeds on Sunday 21st August 2022. Roundhay Park in Leeds is one of the biggest city parks in […]
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    Roundhay Park, Mansion Lane, Roundhay, Leeds, LS8 2HH
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    RUN MEDIA CITY 5K 10K AUGUST 2022
    Aug 25, 2022
    Run Media City 5k & 10k – Thursday 25th August 2022 at 7pm! 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 […]
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    STANLEY PARK LIVERPOOL 5K & 10K – AUGUST 2022
    Aug 28, 2022
    STANLEY PARK 5K & 10K – SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST 2022 Join us for our first ever event at the stunning Stanley Park in Liverpool. Stanley Park is a Grade II* listed historic park dividing the Liverpool and Everton football grounds of Anfield and Goodison Park! You can take on a 5k or 10k at one of Liverpool’s […]
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    Warrington Running Festival 2022
    Sep 25, 2022
    Warrington Running Festival – Sunday 25th September 2022! Join us for the return of the Warrington Running Festival. Run a Half Marathon, 10k or 5k in and around Warrington Town Centre. Starting and finishing at the Town Hall’s iconic Golden Gates, this new event has a road closed, flat and fast route that will provide […]
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    RUN MEDIA CITY 5K 10K SEPTEMBER 2022
    Sep 29, 2022
    Run Media City 5k & 10k – Thursday 29th September 2022 at 7pm! Come and join us on Thursday 29th September for the final event in the 2022 Run Media City 5k & 10k Series. Starting and finishing in the centre of Media City you will head out around a 2.5km loop that runs over […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon October 2022
    Oct 02, 2022
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 2nd October 2022 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon October 2022
    Oct 16, 2022
    Join us for the next Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the 2022 series on Sunday 16th October 2022! This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th century house, is the perfect setting for a fun and frantic day out. Running on the paths within […]
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    RUNNING GP OULTON PARK NOVEMBER 2022
    Nov 20, 2022
    Join us on Sunday 20th November 2022 for the Running GP 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, 16 Mile, 20 Mile and Marathon at Oulton Park. Outlon Park has been home to many motor racing events since the 1950′s and has previously hosted the British Touring Car Championship, British F3 and British Superbikes Championship. This is a unique opportunity to choose from a […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon December 2022
    Dec 18, 2022
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 18th December 2022 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, UK
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    Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon January 2023
    Jan 22, 2023
    Join us for the next Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the 2023 series on Sunday 22nd January 2023! This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th-century house, is the perfect setting for a fun day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon February 2023
    Feb 12, 2023
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 12th February 2023 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon March 2023
    Mar 19, 2023
    Join us for the next Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the 2023 series on Sunday 19th March 2023! This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th-century house, is the perfect setting for a fun day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon May 2023
    May 07, 2023
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 7th May 2023 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon May 2023
    May 14, 2023
    Join us for the next Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the 2023 series on Sunday 14th May 2023! This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th-century house, is the perfect setting for a fun day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this […]
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    Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k & 10 Mile June 2023
    Jun 21, 2023
    Join us for the next Chase The Sun 5k & 10k at Heaton Park on Wednesday 21st June 2023! Come and join us for our Chase The Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile event in Heaton Park on Wednesday 21st June 2023.  This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon July 2023
    Jul 23, 2023
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 23rd July 2023 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    Chase The Sun Heaton Park 5k, 10k & 10 Mile August 2023
    Aug 09, 2023
    Join us for the next Chase The Sun 5k & 10k at Heaton Park on Wednesday 9th August 2023! Come and join us for our Chase The Sun 5k, 10k & 10 Mile event in Heaton Park on Wednesday 9th August 2023.  This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 […]
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    Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon September 2023
    Sep 17, 2023
    Join us for the next Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the 2023 series on Sunday 17th September 2023! This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th-century house, is the perfect setting for a fun day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon October 2023
    Oct 01, 2023
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 1st October 2023 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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    Run Heaton Park 5k, 10k & Half Marathon November 2023
    Nov 19, 2023
    Join us for the next Run Heaton 5k, 10k & Half Marathon of the 2023 series on Sunday 19th November 2023! This large park, just north of Manchester and home to a Grade 1 listed neoclassical 18th-century house, is the perfect setting for a fun day out. Running on the paths within Heaton Park, this […]
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    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon December 2023
    Dec 17, 2023
    Run Aintree 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 17th December 2023 Join us for a unique opportunity to run a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon at the world famous Aintree Racecourse, best known for annually holding the world-famous Grand National steeplechase. Each Mile will be accurately marked out and we have plenty of helpers […]
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Manchester 5k FAQs

Is there free entry?

There is typically an entry fee to take part in our 5k races, but the entry fee entitles you to refreshments, a unique themed medal and sometimes other goodies, like official event photos and instant results from an individual timing chip.

Do you host 5k races at Heaton Park?

Yes! We have 5k, manchester 10k and half marathon races at Heaton Park booked in for the remainder of 2021 and right through 2022. Check out individual event pages for all the details and to sign up!

Do you host many 5k races in Greater Manchester?

We sure do! Check out our event pages to see which races in Greater Manchester we have coming up. We regularly host Run Media City 5k events and races at Heaton Park.

What is the course for the Manchester 5k run?

If you want to see what course the run will take before the big day, have a look on the event page for a map of the course. Some courses will require more than one lap to make up the designated distance. All of our races are run on sealed surfaces to ensure you can give your best on event day.

What do I do once I’ve registered?

You will receive a confirmation email letting you know you have successfully registered. Keep an eye on your inbox as the race day gets closer, as you’ll be sent email updates with more info about your race pack, event details and what to expect on the big day!

What is the race start time?

Upon registering for an event, you will receive a confirmation email and email updates with all necessary race day information, including the event start time and how to get to the course.

Are 5k races going ahead this year?

Yes! We have UK 5k runs going ahead for the rest of 2021 and into 2022