About the Event

The Manchester Half is a 13.1 mile challenge that takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford. It is easily the biggest half marathon in the region, with the 2024 event welcoming over 20,000 participants. The challenge aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester, and celebrate our achievements.

Since its launch in 2016 the Manchester Half has received rave reviews from participants, thanks to its professional delivery, flat route and amazing support from crowds around the course.

The 2024 event will take place on Sunday 13th October. With over 24,000 registered participants registered to take part.

Our event is certified by UK Athletics – click here to view the certificate.