Great Manchester Run (10km and Half Marathon)

The Great Manchester Run 2020 has been cancelled, but you can still run your own race this year or join Team St Ann's next year

September 6, 2020

The Great Manchester Run is a highlight of our events calendar each year. It’s an epic 10K or half marathon challenge and amazing way to support St Ann’s.  

Unfortunately, this year’s Great Manchester Run has been cancelled in light of the current situation and social distancing rules. We know how disappointing this is, but we understand this decision has been made to help keep everyone safe. 

But there are still many ways you can join #TeamStAnns. You can take part in your own 10K or push yourself to run your own half-marathon. You can also register your interest to run the Great Manchester Run for us next year. 

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The event day is only part of the challenge. Although this year’s event is cancelled, it doesn’t mean your challenge has to be over. We need your support now more than ever. 

Every kilometre run and pound raised for St Ann’s will make an incredible impact at this challenging time.  

  • Raising £200 could pay for a member of our community team to visit a patient in their home. 
  • Raising £300 could pay for a patient to attend a day therapy session. 

If you complete the 10k or half marathon distance any time between now and when the event was due to take place (Sunday 6th September), you’ll be sent your event medal to celebrate your dedication, training and achievement. You can find out more about how to claim your medal on the Great Manchester Run website. 

So whether you’ve got your place already, want to take on your own challenge or are interested in taking part next year, we’d love you to join Team St Ann’s.  

Join Team St Ann’s and you’ll get loads of perks, including:

  • A #TeamStAnns running vest
  • A fundraising pack with fun ideas and tips
  • Regular training and nutrition advice
  • A dedicated online training zone
  • Temporary tattoos to decorate yourself with for the run
  • A friendly events team here to support you all the way

Use the form below to register your interest to run your own 10K or half marathon

Team St Ann’s charity place

If you’ve already registered for a St Ann’s Hospice charity place, we’ll automatically transfer your place to 2021. A member of the team will get in touch with you directly in the coming weeks to let you know our plans for this year and discuss any questions you might have.  

Your support means so much to us, and we know you’ve already put time and effort into training for this year’s event. So we’d encourage you to still complete your challenge and run 10k or a half-marathon distance to help raise money for St Ann’s. 

If you’re interested in securing a charity place for the Great Manchester Run 2021, you can fill in the form below and we’ll get back in touch with you. 

Already have your own place?

If you have your own place and you want to run for St Ann’s, that’s brilliant!  

Visit the Great Manchester Run website for information about rolling your place over to next year, and other helpful FAQs about this year’s event. 

Your support means so much to us, and we know you’ve already put time and effort into training for this year’s event. So if you have your own place, we’d encourage you to still complete your challenge and run 10k or a half-marathon distance to help raise money for St Ann’s 

Use the form below to let us know you’re running for us

Register your interest to run your own 10k/half marathon or to run the Great Manchester Run 2021

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