Pick-up service from your hotel/apartment or another meeting point is possible and will be checked by the tour provider individually.
If your hotel/apartment should be too far away from the city centre or not close to the tour route, then we will meet you at our standard meeting point.
Standard meeting point:
We meet you at: Meeting point at the main entrance to Manchester Town Hall în Albert square. Underneath the clock tower, facing 3 memorials of Gladstone, Albert and Bright.
Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, M60 2LA
Google Maps link: Manchester Town Hall
The tour provider will get in contact with you to provide you with more detailed information after the tour was booked.
Please, bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.
DO YOU CANCEL IF IT RAINS?
No we do not cancel our tours if it rains or snows. We consider only a cancellation if we expect a heavy thunderstorm or it is very icy. If this happens we will let participants know in advance either via email or by phone. It is however, very rare that conditions are so bad, that we have to cancel, so if you are in doubt…pack some wet weather gear and expect to run.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Road running shoes are recommended and whatever you are comfortable running in. It is always a good idea to check the weather conditions before travelling to Manchester, so that you know what temperatures to expect.
The weather in summer varies so it's worth bringing layers for every eventuality. If it is forecast to be warm, It is very important to remember sunscreen, so that sun burn is avoided. A hat and sunglasses can also be very handy if you happen to run on a really hot day.
During the colder months we always recommend people to wear an extra layer in addition to what they would normally wear as we have short stops along the run, in order to take photos.
IS THERE WATER ON THE TOUR?
Water is not included so we always recommend our guests to bring their own water on a warm day. On most tours there are shops along the way where water can be purchased. If you are in need of a sip of water, simply ask the guide to point out a the nearest available stopping point.
HOW FAST DO YOU RUN ON THE TOURS, DO I HAVE TO BE AN ELITE RUNNER TO PARTICIPATE?
Not at all! Our private tours are customised to suit your running pace and we take all the time you need.
IS IT POSSIBLE TO STORE BAGS AND CLOTHES AT THE PLACE WE START?
Unfortunately there is no storage for bags. Please, travel light.
IS IT POSSIBLE TO TAKE PICTURES ALONG THE WAY?
Yes, you can bring your camera and snap away. The running guide will also take pictures along the route, and if there is a certain place you would like your picture taken, then simply ask your guide. The pictures will be sent to you after the tour by email.
HOW DO I BOOK AND PAY FOR A TOUR?
All tours are booked and paid for through our online booking system on our website.
HOW LONG DO THE TOURS TAKE?
This depends on the length of the tour (how many kilometres / miles) you choose. This information is available in the tour description.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT/RESTRICTION FOR THE TOURS?
This is at your discretion. It is the responsibility of you as a participant to ensure that you are healthy and able to participate in the tour. Children under the age of 18 are the responsibility of their parents or guardians.
IN WHAT LANGUAGES WILL THE TOUR BE?
The tours will be given in English.