Looking for Manchester's friendliest running club?
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Welcome to our Running Club based in the heart of Manchester. Watch the video to see the club through the eyes of one of our members. We are a group of around 300 individuals ranging from fast club runners to the run walkers with all abilities in between. Young and old we all have a shared passion for what we do and a culture of support which you won’t find in any other running group. We welcome all, whatever your ability we can provide you an enjoyable home with the advice and a group of friends you need to get the most out of your running. If you want to try us out, just pop along to one of our sessions or get in touch.

Affiliation 2016/17New Affiliations

If you were an affiliated runner last year you should have received an invitation to renew. If you wish to renew and have not received an email fro UKA it may have gone into a spam folder, please check. Existing members have until the end of May to renew, please renew ASAP or risk losing your valued affiliated membership. If you are in any doubt about your current status please check here http://livemyathletics.uka.org.uk/LicenceCheck/. For read more…

Couch to Half Marathon in 9 months!A personal journey

I am Malika Kapasi a 37 year old, professional civil engineer and the mother of a very active 5 year old boy. Last year in April as I  cheered the Manchester Marathon runners, I got inspired to give outdoor running a go and signed up for my first 5k Race for Life event.  I had not run outdoors in many years and felt it was a challenge worth stepping up to, especially as I found it tough chasing read more…

Running from DepressionMindful of Community

Depression and anxiety are things which are very common and yet still not openly talked about. A recent hot (not new) topic is that of mindfulness. That is; only thinking about the here and now as the past is gone and the future is yet undecided. It isn’t just a philosophical re-orientation but a pragmatic doctrine. One way to reduce the racing away of the mind into states of anxiety where we worry read more…