We're a free sociable running group based in Manchester City Centre

What we're about

Meeting every Wednesday night at the lovely Wharf pub in Castlefield at 6:30pm for a 6:45pm run. There's a 3k, 5k, 7k or 10K option with run guides and we head to the pub for a pint and chat afterwards. We also run at weekends and have regular social events.We are all about trying to be inclusive for everyone, aiming to give people the opportunity to get fit with likeminded people and meet new friends whilst doing it. We don’t charge anything to run with us, so just head along and join the fun.


6th Annual Canal 10k
18th June 2022

Sign up now, you don't want to miss out!!

Join us this summer as the Manchester Road Runners Canal 10K returns. The out-and-back race from The Wharf to Stretford Marina is fast, flat and fun. Enjoy a good day out on the towpaths and see whether you can get a new PB. You can expect a warm welcome and refreshments are available when you finish at The Wharf.
Cost
The race costs £12 for UKA affiliated club members and £14 for unattached runners.
Prizes
There will be prizes available for the top three males and top three females. And medals for all.
Supporting Cardiac Risk in the Young
All proceeds from the race will be donated to Cardiac Risk in the Young, a great charity that prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.

Canal 10k

MRR Club Kit

Our fully sublimated club vests/t-shirts/hoodies/shorts are ordered in batches of 10 or more, so we'll be doing set ordering throughout the year once targets are met. Check out what we have available, there's lots of choice.If you'd like to order please visit our online order form to input your order. We'll then get in touch with you about payment. Then once the kit arrives we'll get it to you.MRR Kit Order FormAny question, let us know via email (c[email protected])DELIVERY can take 4 to 6 weeks to arrive from date of order.

MRR Training tops

For staying safe whilst running at night or when visibility is necessary, we have a range of branded reflective training tops (and neck scarves) available.
Also available, club hoodies and zoodies.
Check out the link to buy, usually delivered within a couple of days.
https://justalittlebit.co.uk/product/manchester-road-runners-t-shirts

Running Bear socks in MRR colours

To get the complete look, why not get yourself some lovely Running Bear socks in MRR colours.
High quality socks which are famous in the running community.
Check out the link to buy
RunningBear

MRR Merchandise

Fancy owning a bit of MRR merchandise and spreading your love for the club?Check out these lovely items. If you like to buy any of them drop us an email with what you'd like and we can sort out payment and delivery.MRR Pens £2 each
MRR Race dots £5 per set
MRR Recipe books £3 per book or 2 for £5

MRR Gallery

MRR in the news

FAQ's

How do I join?
- Just turn up for our run and run with us.
How much does it cost?
- It’s completely FREE to run with us. We have the option to become an affiliated member with England Athletics, which has an annual payment of £20.
Where do you meet?
- At the Wharf Pub, 6 Slate Wharf, Castlefield, Manchester M15 4ST
When do you run?
- Our club run is on Wednesday evenings, meeting at 6:30pm to run at 6:45pm. We also have runs taking place on Tuesdays and at weekends during the year, which are promoted beforehand on the Facebook group.
What distances do you run?
- On Weds evenings we currently have the option of 5 or 8K. We will soon be offering 3k improver and 10k distances.
Do you have to be of a certain ability to join?
- Everyone (over 18) is welcome on our club run, regardless of how fast or slow you run. We have leads and tails for each distance, so you won't get lost.
Is there somewhere to store my bag?
- We have a bag storage area allocated upstairs in the Wharf. Though we advise that anything left is at your own risk.
Is there somewhere to park?
- The Wharf has a car park with limited parking. The pub is a short walk from the Deansgate tram stop.
Any other questions email us at [email protected] or checkout our contact details

Club Committee
Chris Rider - Chairman/Treasurer/Affiliations
William Robinson - Club Secretary
Nicholas Barton - Statistics Chief
Nick Bell
Vikki O'Brien - Events Manager
Heather Aspinall - Media manager
Oliver Harrison - Ambassador manager
Anna Longjaloux - Welfare Officer

Contact Info

Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. For the latest info on the club check out our Facebook Group.

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