Elite Athletes

The Manchester Half would like to invite elite runners to take part free of charge. The course is flat and offers a fantastic opportunity to get a very fast time.

To qualify for Free Entry within the last two years* you will need to have achieved the following times:

Male: 1:09 (half marathon)

Female: 1:19 (half marathon)

Racing Wheelchairs**: Under 1:20

*Subject to races taking place

**Please note, we do not currently allow hand-cycles to enter our running races. Elite wheelchair athletes who are competing for a prize trophy MUST participate in a racing wheelchair.

The course has been officially measured and has the potential for some huge personal best times.


1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Females will receive a trophy.

For all Elite entry enquires please get in touch with us at info@manchesterhalfmarathon.co.uk