Greater Manchester Marathon: 28th April 2013
The Greater Manchester Marathon returned last year after a 10-year absence and proved to be a massive success. This year, there will be a new route, making the 26-mile course the flattest in the UK and what’s more, the race village will be located at our very own Old Trafford stadium, where the finish line will also be situated!
Entry fee: £47.50-£49.50
Find out more: www.greatermanchestermarathon.com
Great Manchester Run: 26th May 2013
At 10km, this course is significantly shorter than the marathon but runners will still experience fantastic city centre sights and landmarks such as the Lowry and the Imperial War Museum.
Entry fee: £39
Find out more: http://bit.ly/xOV6B
Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride: 14th July 2013
Starting from our home ground, Old Trafford, this invigorating 60-mile ride will take you along country lanes to the finish line on the South Promenade at Blackpool, where you can enjoy a barbecue, live music and well-earned massage (not to mention an equally well-earned drink in the beer tent!).
Entry fee: £17.75
Find out more: http://bit.ly/U53UI5
Great Manchester Swim: 20th July 2013
This one-mile course is a fantastic challenge for all swimming abilities, from first-timers to professionals, and features a unique ‘dock-to-dock’ course in Manchester’s waterfront attraction, Salford Quays.
Entry fee: £33
Find out more: http://bit.ly/RiBatQ
Sign up today to take part in one of these fantastic challenges and make 2013 a year to remember, knowing that you’ve helped to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children in your community.
To run, cycle or swim for the Manchester United Foundation please contact James Lester on 0161 868 8444, firstname.lastname@example.org