- When Jan 16th 2017
- Where Manchester
- Time 09:00
- Price £135
Have you missed out on a Virgin Money London Marathon place for 2017? Or would you like to run the UK's flattest and fastest marathon if the answer is yes - sign up today for Asics Greater Manchester Marathon on Sunday 2nd April 2017.
The Children's Centre has up to 11 places available for runners willing to raise funds for our charitable projects which help families and children across the Island. Asics Greater Manchester Marathon starts and finishes near to Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium with a spectacular final stretch along Sir Matt Busby Way. This fantastic, friendly marathon has once again been awarded the title of The UK's Best Marathon 2014 & 2015 at the annual running awards.
A field of over 10,000, ranging from charity fundraisers to elite athletes, took part in this year's event. By raising funds for The Children's Centre runners will get the very best advice and support, and a comprehensive, hassle free package which leaves runners to just concentrate on running on the big day.
The Children's Centre package includes travel, marathon entry fee, accommodation and costs just £135, including a commitment to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship. Runners will take the morning ferry on Saturday April 1st from Douglas to Liverpool and be driven to Manchester where they will stay in a hotel overnight. The race starts at 9am on the following day. After the race, they will return to Liverpool by minibus to catch the evening ferry.