We’re delighted to be an official associate charity partner for the Manchester Half Marathon 2022. Why not take a charity place and run for us?

You need to be quick to grab one of our places as they will go fast! The Manchester Half Marathon is a major sporting event for the North West of England, with over 15,000 runners taking part.

Why run for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity?

Taking part in the Manchester Half Marathon 2022 will help us raise vital funds for soldiers, veterans and their families so they can have the opportunity to avoid hardship and enjoy independence and dignity.

The overall scale, breadth and range of the charity’s support is vast. We help serving families cope with a sudden bereavement or traumatic loss; provide wide-ranging support to wounded soldiers, provide help with housing, education and training for employment for soldiers and veterans of all ages. We are there for older veterans and their widows or widowers when they find themselves lonely or isolated.


Places for the Manchester Half Marathon 2022 are available at at only £20 registration fee and a fundraising target of a minimum of £300.

To register for a place, please follow this link.

What to do next?

  1. Register your interest and pledge to raise £300
  2. Once registered, we will send you details to create your own fundraising page
  3. Once charity registration is completed and you have started fundraising, you will receive an email link inviting you to register on the Manchester Marathon 2022 race page.

Interested in entering as part of a corporate or company team?

Do you know five people or more interested in entering a team from your company or group of friends? If so, contact us on northwest@soldierscharity.org or call 01772 260 356 to find out more.

Got a place already?

If you are an own place runner on the Manchester Half Marathon 2022, we would love you to be a part of our team. There’s no registration fee and no minimum sponsorship amount required and we’ll be there to support your entire marathon journey. Contact northwest@soldierscharity.org for more information.

Fundraising support

We have got lots of resources to get you started, including extra sponsorship forms and information on Gift Aid. We can also post you resources such as sponsorship forms, collection tins, posters and balloons for your fundraising events. If you need anything, simply email northwest@soldierscharity.org or call on 01722 269356.

We will support you through your training and be there on the day to cheer you along and to meet you at the finish.

Terms & Conditions

You must be 18 or over on the day of the event in order to run. Once we offer you a running place you will be asked to complete the following: create an online fundraising page and complete registration to confirm your participation.

If you wish to run in the Manchester Half Marathon 2022 and raise funds for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, please know the minimum sponsorship for this marathon is £300 (excluding Gift Aid).


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