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Take on the biggest half marathon in the Manchester region

  • 13 Oct 2024
  • Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Talbot Rd, Manchester
  • £25 registration fee
  • £150 sponsorship commitment

The Manchester Half Marathon has a flat 13.1 mile course, with massive PB potential but also the ideal route for charity runners and those new to half marathons.

Starting and finishing near Old Trafford, this closed-road race welcomes runners of all abilities and is known for the amazing support from crowds around the course!

Ready for your next challenge? Join Team Cats and make a real difference to the cats and kittens that need our help.


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How much do I have to raise?

For this half marathon challenge there is a registration fee of £25 and we ask for a minimum sponsorship commitment of £150.

I'll do it for the cats!
How we will support you with your challenge

We'll be with you every step of the way from sign up to the finish line! When you join Team Cats, you’ll get a first-class experience including:

  • Dedicated support from our Events team, who will answer any questions and share their personal experiences of challenge events
  • A brilliant fundraising pack containing resources, information, tips and ideas, and sponsorship forms
  • Free branded running top to wear with pride at during training and on race day
  • Practical fundraising support
  • Access to our community of Cat Champions, where you’ll connect with other cat lovers, exchange ideas, tips, and advice
  • Motivation from a support crew of fellow cat lovers who believe in you and stand beside you as you hit your goals
  • Stories about the cats you’re helping
How we're helping cats in and around Manchester

From Rochdale to Stockport, we have a number of volunteer-run branches across Greater Manchester who work tirelessly to help abandoned, unwanted and neglected cats. Throughout Manchester and Trafford our teams work tirelessly to help abandoned, unwanted and neglected cats in your area

You're able to nominate any local Cats Protection branch or centre to receive 100% of the money you raise from your challenge, helping the cats and kittens in your chosen area.

I've got a query - how can I get in touch?

If you have questions, please call our Events team on 01825 741 960 or email

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