Made famous for its fast, flat, and friendly route, the Manchester Marathon is an ideal running event for beginners or those looking for a personal best. Starting and finishing at Emirates Old Trafford, the route will take you pass some of the city's most iconic landmarks, including the Manchester Opera House and Albert Memorial Hall.

As part of our team we will provide you with fantastic support from the moment you join the team, all the way to the finish line. We will also provide you with the following:

  • Smile Train fundraising pack
  • Team EMPOWER running vest
  • Regular emails with event and fundraising advice
  • Access to our online training hub
  • Opportunity to share your fundraising with local/national press
  • Certificate of appreciation

Charity Place

Registration for charity places has now closed.

Own Place

If you have secured your own place in the event we would love you to join Team EMPOWER. There is no minimum fundraising target and you can just raise as much as possible.


registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.


If you have any questions regarding the event or fundraising for Smile Train please contact us by emailing or calling 0300 124 5205.