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Greater Manchester Marathon

Xtra Mile Events

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Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, M16 0RY, United Kingdom

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Open for Registration

Distance Date
Marathon ?

42.19KM

Run

April 5, 2020

Overview

The Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route. We pride ourselves on welcoming all to take on our 26.2 mile challenge, from some of the world’s greatest elite runners, to those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable. 20,000 people of all abilities will be at the 2020 event on Sunday 5 April.





Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Greater Manchester Marathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.86
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Registration Process
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4.75
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Local Support
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4.69
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Marshal Supervision
All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.34
2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Ryan Willmott
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Reviewed 2 months ago

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I love this race. I always enter this race every year because it is fast and quick and the crowds are amazing. High recommended for another doing this race first time 

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Gc Howard
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Reviewed 3 months ago

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Flat course, easy to get to start from city centre via tram, expensive  compared to other  local marathons though in the northwest

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Reviews (247)

All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.3
2019 Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.4
Race Organisation Rating
Logistics
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Registration Process
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Race Briefing
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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The  

 average for this event is 

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247

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Accommodation Near The Start Line

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