AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run
May 2024

AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run
May 2024

The Run

Its not just about the grown ups, so get your trainers out our kid!
Well done to our junior and mini runners this weekend.

Well Done Manchester!

Big high-fives to all our 2023  junior & mini runners – you were amazing. We hope you had an amazing time and are wearing your hard earned medals with pride. Tyney, our official Great Run mascot, had lots of fun! Don’t forget to come back and check out your official event day photos and results (junior runners only), they’ll be available to view here on the website soon after the event.

If you’d like to do it all again next year, sign up to our AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run reminder service and we’ll let you know as soon as 2024 entries open.

Mini entrants (3-8 yrs) must run with a parent, each child should be entered into the event.
Junior entrants do not need to be accompanied by an adult although this can be requested upon entry if required, each child should be entered into the event. If you have any queries about Junior and Mini events, see our FAQ section here

Event Timetable

Please note: this is a provisional timetable and is subject to change. We will communicate your specific wave colour,assembly and start time on your run number.


Junior & Mini wave start times


Junior & Mini wave start times

The Family Run was the perfect opportunity for Ellie and her little brother to get involved. And have some fun while they raised money for a good cause.
Jenny Payne
The children absolutely loved the event, it's a great way for the whole family to get involved in fundraising and fitness.
Lorna Cook
It's a run with such a buzzing atmosphere and I am so glad that the kids were able to be a part of it.
Mark Evans
My daughter is such an active girl and she loved taking part. I just knew it was something that she would love to get involved in.
Shelley Reid

AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run
May 2024

The Route

See you on the start line on Sunday 21 May.

Route Map

Route may be subject to change


AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run
May 2024

The Reward

Soak up the atmosphere, run your heart out and show the grown ups what you are made of, then wear your medal with pride!

What You Get

On top of lots of high fives and cheering supporters and an incredible sense of achievement, all runners will get:

  • A t-shirt to run in, and shiny medal (2022 medal pictured) to show to all of your friends
  • Spot prizes for best fancy dress
  • Edible treats when you cross the finish line
  • A safe, secure and fun filled route
  • Bragging rights of being part of the biggest and best kids running events.

AJ Bell Great Manchester

Take your place on the 10k or HM start line and soak up that buzzing atmosphere.
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