A Team Dogs Trust runner at the Manchester Marathon

Manchester Marathon 2021

Join Dogs Trust, and 20,000 runners at the UK's second biggest Marathon in Manchester!

The Manchester Marathon, one of the flattest, fastest, friendliest marathon routes in the UK returns in 2020. Run with Dogs Trust to have an amazing first marathon experience or to get a personal best time, whilst raising funds to help our furry friends.


Key details

Date: 10 October 2021
Location: Start: White City Arch, M16 0SN
Distance: 26.2 miles
Age: Over 18 on event date
Registration fee: £30
Sponsorship target:   £300

Questions? Get in touch with the team:

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0207 833 7705


Applying for a charity place

All Dogs Trust places have now been taken for the 2021 event. If you are interested in going on our reserve list, please email [email protected] and we’ll be in contact if a place comes available.


Want to join our team in 2021 with your own place?

Got a place already?  If you already have a place through the organisers, please complete the form below.

Request a fundraising pack today  


What do you get from Dogs Trust?

By taking part with Dogs Trust, we will support you every paw of the way:

  • We provide a bright yellow Dogs Trust running vest to wear on the day – we’ll even print your name
  • A fundraising pack
  • Access to Dogs Trust promotional items, including a collection box, bandana and stickers
  • Support from Dogs Trust for the event and to support your fundraising efforts.

How will your sponsorship help?

Your valued donations go a long way to look after the dogs at Dogs Trust. Here are some figures to give you an idea of how your sponsorship from this event can help the dogs in our care.

£10 could provide a new training lead for one of our canine residents.

£20 could provide a comfy dog bed for one of our canine residents.

£35.80 could pay for the cost of looking after a dog for a day at a Dogs Trust rehoming centre.