Shine Manchester 2012

Full marathon:
Saturday 8 September 8.30pm
Half marathon:
Saturday 8 September 8.30pm
Entry fee:
Click Here to register

* This fee goes toward the cost of staging the event.

Join with friends and family to take part in Shine Manchester.  Choose to walk a full marathon (26.2 miles) or a half marathon (13.1 miles).  You can select how you would like the money you raise to be used – either to support research on one of 12 prevalent forms of cancer, or to support Cancer Research UK’s wider groundbreaking work against the disease.

Event timetable

  • 7:00pm – Arrive at Old Trafford Football Statium
  • 8:00pm – Warm up
  • 8:30pm – Half marathon and full marathon begin

Course route

Old Trafford Football StadiumThis year Shine Manchester has a new and exciting route.

The full and half marathon will start and finish at Old Trafford Football Stadium and will take in some of Manchester’s most well known sights as your explore the city at night.

Have a look at the route outline (PDF, 903KB) for more details about what you’ll pass along the way.

What will you need on the night?

It’s important that you’re dressed comfortably for Shine, and there are a few things you need to remember to bring on the night. Take a look at our advice on what to wear, and what to bring with you to Shine Manchester.

Training plans and tips

Start your training as soon as possible with our training plans and healthy living tips. We’ve also included information on why it’s important to spot cancer early.