Great Manchester Run | ActionAid UK

Thumbs up for ActionAid, Brenda Forrester completes the Great North Run 2014 for ActionAid


Great Manchester Run

Party your way through the streets for Europe's biggest 10k race.

  • Date 20 May 2018
  • Registration fee £38
  • Sponsorship target Raise as much as you can

ukaid logoSign up to the Great manchester Run and see your fundraising doubled! ActionAid’s Not this Girl appeal runs from 7th March until 7th June 2018. During this time all the money you raise will be matched, pound for pound, by the British government and support vulnerable girls in Kenya.

Brought to you by the organisers of the Great North Run, this race has quickly become Europe’s biggest 10k and now you can run a Half Marathon too! With bands and DJs lining the streets, you’ll pace through the heart and soul of Manchester city centre.

Save your place!

Visit the Great Manchester Run website to secure your place before joining our team.

Secure your place

Teresa Bastiman-Davies

I’ve got the running bug, and I try to fit in a run as often as I can – I love to run, but I’m not fast and I’m not an athlete!

Teresa Bastiman-Davies, ActionAid runner

Great Manchester Run race facts

Running man

33,000 runners each year


Televised live on the BBC


Selected as a leading race by the International Association of Athletics Federations

Get free materials and advice

We’ve got lots of useful training and fundraising goodies to 
help you with your event.

Pay in your sponsorship money

Thank you so much for your incredble support – you are changing lives, for good.

Payment methods

Ideas and inspiration

Check out our top tips and ideas on how to reach your fundraising target to help support women and children living in poverty.

See all our ideas here

Contact us

If you have any questions or need more support with your fundraising then please get in touch

01460 238 000