We are fast, flat and friendly, but don’t just take our word for it! Send in a video and introduce yourself to your fellow runners and win partner prizes!!!


On Sunday 15th October, the roads of Greater Manchester will be filled with up to 15,000 runners from all over the UK and  indeed the world, who are here to experience the fabulous on course support and friendly atmosphere that only Manchester can provide.
Everyone involved in the race, from our team of amazing volunteers, pacers and marshals, to the dedicated event crew and race sponsors, is committed to delivering an unforgettable first class, fun, race day experience. An experience that you will be able to reflect on in years to come, as you remember fondly your incredible achievement and all the friendly people you met along the way.
For those of you who can’t wait until 15th October to meet your fellow runners, why not introduce yourself via social media? We will be posting your videos across our social media channels that has been submitted by one of our runners.


#NowWeRun Competition from August 7th - 20th

As of Monday 7th of August until the 20th anybody that uploads their own video will be in a competition to win bundle prizes from our partners. 3 lucky people will be chosen at random and will be notified by the organizing committee after the 20th of August:




To virtually introduce yourself, all you need to do is send us a short 20 second video. Don’t forget to:

  • say hello and tell us your name and where you come from 
  • tell us why you’re running the Manchester Half Marathon (eg raising money for charity, wearing a costume, running with friends, to encourage others to give running a go, to inform people to come and find you on the day etc...) 
  • finish your video off with the hashtag #NowWeRun 

Once your video is complete, scroll below and upload your video. To be eligible for the prizes, your video must be submitted from Monday the 7th of August.  

  • Keep it to a maximum of 20 seconds 
  • Send it in either MP4, avi or mov format 
  • Avoid any political or offensive language

We will upload as many videos as possibly can! 

Enjoy the race and remember #NowWeRun


*** Organisers of the Manchester Half Marathon may use your videos as a way of promoting the event on the website www.manchesterhalfmarathon.com  and on their social media pages**