The Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 is coming up in four months, and athletes are ready to run their best marathon. Sunday 16, April 2023, is the day to re-invent yourself and aim for glorious honors in this fast-paced course.
The Manchester Marathon carries an aura of re-invention. After an absence of 10 years, it returned to glorious ways earning its reputation as a top UK elite hunting ground. 25,000+ runners are set to participate and launch a competitive atmosphere that can see records topple, as witnessed in the Manchester Marathon 2022.
You can look forward to a 26.2-mile stretch filled with an electric crowd to cheer you through the entire distance.
Adidas Manchester Marathon Course Record(s)
British athletes carried the day in this year's Marathon event, emerging victorious in both the men's and women's categories while breaking the course records. Jonny Mellor ran a time of 2:10:46, and Becky Ricks clocked 2:29:06, setting new course records and personal best times.
Manchester Marathon 2023 Route
The race has a loop that starts at Old Trafford for the one-lap marathon distance, ending at Old Trafford. It remains unchanged from the 2022 course.
Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 Elite Entries
Elite runners get free entries and elite treatment to help them take on the challenge ahead in comfortable strides. The qualification for privileged entries are as follows;
Elite runners must have run the following times on a world and nationally-recognized stage within the past three years.
● Elite Male – Sub 2:30:00 or Sub 1:09:00 (half marathon)
● Elite Female – Sub 2:50:00 or Sub 1:19:00 (half marathon)
You can check elite race results on the official Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 website within 24 hours after the race day.
Adidas Manchester Marathon Standard Entry
Registrations are still ongoing, and you can join in the action by registering and paying the entry fee online at the Official website to have a runner's account profile.
The entry fee is £69 and includes:
● Customized bib sent to your address( only for UK residents)
● Finisher rewards: a medal, T-shirt, end race refresher drinks.
Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 Cut-off Policy
The cut-off time is 6 hours, marked by the time the last runner crosses over the start point. The roads re-open in zones, and runners should maintain a minimum pace throughout the distance.
Falling behind this minimum pace can lead to a DNF listing, making you ineligible for the finisher's reward items. Runners can continue the race on the pavements at their safety and convenience.
You can have refunds if you notify the organizers within 14 days after payments via email. You are entitled to a full refund minus the booking fee.
You can defer your Adidas Manchester Marathon 202 to the coming year between November 1, 2022, and February 5, 2023. But you will have to pay a £30 fee. If you defer before December 31, 2022, you can defer at a reduced £20 fee.
All transfers should be between November 1, 2022, and February 5, 2023. A standard £20 fee will be levied against you.
Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 Qualifier Role
The Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 is certified and licensed by UKA. Running fast times makes you eligible for the Boston, London, and Comrades Marathon events. Your qualification time falls under the 'Good for Age' category.
Adidas Manchester Marathon 2023 Elite Prize Money
The top five elite runners will achieve similar prizes for men's and women's categories.
● 1st £2000
● 2nd £1000
● 3rd £750
● 4th £300
● 5th £200
Temperatures are expected to average between 35 – 52 degrees Fahrenheit.
● Address: Unit 6, Typhoon Business Centre, Oakcroft Rd, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 1RH
● Tel: 0208 391 3913
● Email: [email protected]
● Website: https://www.manchestermarathon.co.uk