AJ Bell Junior & Mini Great Manchester Run
Make some noise for the biggest – and, in our humble opinion, best – kids’ run in the North West! The AJ Bell Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run is back on Saturday 25th May 2024. Join us at the Etihad Campus, the day before the AJ Bell Great Manchester Run, giving the younger ones their own day to take centre stage with fancy dress, high-fives, and lots of local support! It’s an incredible event and all part of the iconic Great Manchester Run weekend of running. Come and be a part of it!
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.
What makes it Great?
Safe and secure route on closed roads
Plenty of cheers & high fives from local supporters
T-shirt fo kids to run in and shiny finisher's medal
On course entertainment including bands on the run
Lots of photo opportunities including official event photos to purchase
Unforgettable finish line experience
Event village with exhibitors, food and drinks to enjoy post run
Event Timetable: 25 May 2024
Please note: Provisional timetable is subject to change.
We’ve made some exciting updates to the route for 2024. Junior and Mini runners will start on the track in the Manchester Regional Arena, with a view of the Etihad Stadium in the background, before making their way around the Stadium and under the Nexen Bridge. A grandstand finish awaits in the Manchester Regional Arena where spectators will be waiting to cheer our future running stars over the finish line.
Route may be subject to change
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 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.