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Great Manchester Run 2025

Join #TeamJDRF for Manchester’s original and best loved running event. In true Mancunian style, it’s a party from start to finish!
Location: Manchester Date: TBC

Runner in JDRF charity vest running away from the camera towards a JDRF cheer point at the Great North Run, hand raised in a fist in celebration

About the event

The Great Manchester Run is the city’s original and best-loved running event; and in true Mancunian style, it’s a party from start to finish! Runners will experience a high-energy soundtrack, live music and entertainment zones at every turn – plus, some of the loudest and most enthusiastic local support seen anywhere in the UK. Offering a 10k or half marathon route, there are options to suit all running abilities.

How to enter the Great Manchester Run

Register your interest

Charity places for the Great Manchester Run 2025 will be on sale soon. Register your interest here and be the first to know when places are available!

Register your interest

Use your own place

If you secure your own place with the race organisers or your running club, we would be delighted to have you join Team JDRF and we will support you every step of the way. You will receive all the benefits of a charity place runner – with no minimum sponsorship requirement! Fill out our own place form today.

Register your own place

Why run for JDRF

As part of #TeamJDRF you will get:

  • Access to a wide range of fantastic fundraising materials
  • Ongoing support from our friendly events team
  • Regular newsletters with training and fundraising tips
  • A JDRF running vest*
  • Cheering materials for your family and friends
  • A really big cheer from our supporter zone along the route

*Please note. Your JDRF running vest will be sent to you once you have raised £100 towards your overall target. Vests are usually sent 1-2 months before the event.

Got any questions?

You can find out more information via the Great Run website. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on We look forward to hearing from you!

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Keep in touch

We will provide you with information about the event by email, post or phone

We’d love to keep you updated about our work to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes, and how we support people with type 1. We’d also like to let you know how you can help by donating, volunteering or campaigning.

We may stay in touch by post or phone if we have those details from you, but it keeps our costs down if we can use email, meaning that we can invest more money in ground breaking type 1 research.

Please let us know if you’re happy for us to contact you by email:

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To change how we contact you, or to stop all contact from us, please phone 020 7713 2030 and ask for Supporter Care, or email

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