Manchester Marathon 2025

Manchester Marathon 2025

  Event Date:  Sunday 27th April 2025

 Minimum age: 18

 Registration fee: £20 (non-refundable)

Minimum fundraising pledge: £400

Deadline for entry: March 2025 or subject to availability

The Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route. You can find out more about the route here (including start and finish locations).

We pride ourselves on welcoming all to take on our 26.2 mile challenge, from some superb elite runners, to those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible. Many regular runners find this the ideal event to get a personal best time, whilst everybody finds the incredible Mancunian support throughout the course unforgettable.

Thousands of people of all abilities will be at the 2025 event on Sunday 27th April.

Highlights of the Manchester Marathon include:

  • Popular: Europe’s 4th biggest marathon!
  • Flat and Fast: The UK’s flattest major marathon, with huge support on route. Great PB potential!
  • Medal and T shirt: A fitting medal for your efforts, as well as other goodies.

What support will I receive?

  • A PAPYRUS running vest/t-shirt
  • PAPYRUS cheer point along the route to motivate you!
  • Finishers Medal
  • Support from our fundraising team via email and over the phone


Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding and makes a huge difference to young people living with thoughts of suicide – each £10 you raise can help pay for a life-saving call, text or email to HOPELINE247.

What Happens Next?

Sign up now to reserve your place on the marathon for a reduced entry fee of £20 pp (non-refundable). You will then need to complete a sign-up with the organiser to confirm your place, details of how to do this will be emailed to you by the fundraising team within 5 working days of you completing your registration.

 Already have your own place?

 That’s great news – you can still join Team PAPYRUS and raise vital funds for our life-saving services. There’s no minimum sponsorship amount, as you have purchased your own place, we just ask that you raise what you can and help save young lives! Email us on to let the team know, and you will receive all the same support.

Event Address: Manchester

Event Date: 27/04/2025

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