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Manchester Marathon

Take on the UK’s flattest major marathon and run through the buzzing city of Manchester. Starting at the Old Trafford Stadium, the atmosphere will be unmatched with thousands of supporters cheering you the whole way.

Join Team RBL to experience a phenomenal marathon and raise money for our Armed Forces community, to help them lead safe, secure and fulfilling lives.

What's included?

  • Fundraising and training advice to get you all the way to the finish
  • a personalised technical running top if you reach £100 in fundraising 4 weeks before the event date
  • training plans to help you hit your target time
  • Facebook running group for tips and support
  • 10% discount in-store and online with Cotswold Outdoor, Runners Need and Snow+Rock (T&Cs apply. Valid until 30/09/23).

Why run for us?

By taking part and raising funds it will help us provide support for the Armed Forces community. We help ensure that those who have served are not disadvantaged because of the sacrifices they have made.

Already got a place at Manchester Marathon?

We’d love to have you on our team. If you’ve got your own place you can still run and fundraise for us. You’ll receive exactly the same support as our charity place runners and can choose your own fundraising target.

Sign up today

Other runs around the country

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Any questions?

If you have any questions about the event, email our team: [email protected] or call us 0345 845 1945.

We would love to hear from you!

What will I receive as part of #TeamRBL?

As part of the team you’ll receive:

  • Regular emails with fundraising support and advice to help you smash your target

  • Training guides

  • 1-2-1 support from our fundraising team

  • Everyone who raises over £100 will receive an official RBL running vest

When will I receive my Royal British Legion running vest?

Everyone who reaches £100 in fundraising will be sent out a running vest a month before the event.

What fundraising support will I receive?

Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive a welcome email containing lots of information and advice about raising money for the Royal British Legion. Posters to publicise your participation in the event and collection pots are also available on request. In addition, RBL team are on hand to support you every step of the way!

How do I go about raising money online?

We’ll include all the information you need in your registration pack when you sign up to the event. You'll also receive a link to set up your online JustGiving page. Please remember to send us the link to your page so we can ensure all donations are credited to you.

Can we fundraise as a team?

Yes. This is very easy online as JustGiving have facilities to set up team pages. Please remember to let us know the link to your page so we can ensure all donations are credited to the team.
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