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From virtual walks and step challenges, to marathons and 10ks, there are lots of ways to challenge yourself whilst raising money for ECHO, your local NHS Charity. 
Already got your own place?

Brilliant, you can still join #TeamEcho! As part of our team, you’ll receive fantastic support from the moment you sign up all the way until you cross that finish line. There is no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can.

We will provide you with:

  • An ECHO vest that you can wear with pride
  • Shout out on ECHO charity social media
  • On-hand support from our dedicated fundraising team

Email ecn-tr.ECHOhospitalcharity@nhs.net to register your interest



Events in 2023

Whether you're looking for a new challenge or a socialable jog, join the trail and enjoy a run through the hidden grounds of Alderley Park. The race is a 2 lap course over 5 miles within the grounds of Alderley Park.

When?

Sunday 22nd January 2023

9:30am start time

Where?

Event Postcode: SK10 4TG

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Alderley Park Winter Trail Race 2023 in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://run-northwest.niftyentries.com/Alderley-Park-5-Mile-Winter-Trail-Race-2023 and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

One of the UK's most popular and quickest 10K's, starting and finishing in Partington near Manchester. The one lap course is perfect for running on scenic country roads. The route heads towards Dunham Massey before returning towards Partington.

When?

Sunday 5th March 2023

9:30am start time

Where?

Event Postcode: M31 4ES

I'd like to run for ECHO Charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Trafford 10K in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://run-northwest.niftyentries.com/Trafford-10K-2023 and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

The UK's flattest major marathon with huge support all around the route.

When?

Sunday 16th April 2023

Where?

Manchester

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Manchester Marathon in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://www.manchestermarathon.co.uk/home/ and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

The Alderley Edge Bypass 10K offers a chance to run through the heart of the Cheshire Countryside, with beautiful views of the surrounding area, with live music and entertainment every kilometre.

When?

Sunday 7th May 2023

9:30am start time​​​​​​

Where?

Event Postcode: SK10 4TG

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Alderley Edge Bypass 10K in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://run-northwest.niftyentries.com/Alderley-Edge-bypass-10K-2023 and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

One of the most iconic races in the world. Whether you're an experienced runner or nervous first-timer the atmosphere of the TCS London Marathon is fantastic. Setting off in Greenwich the course takes you past some of the most iconic sights of the city before finishing by Hyde Park.

When?

Sunday 23rd April 2023

I've got a ballot place

If you're lucky enough to have secured your own London Marathon place, we'd love for you to join #TeamEcho. There is no minimum sponsorship, just raise as much as you can and you'll still receive advice and support from our fundraising team. Don't forget to set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

Celebrate 20 years of the Great Manchester Run in May 2023. Enjoy the flat city centre route past iconic landmarks, with music and entertainment along the way.

When?

Sunday 21st May 2023

Where? 

Manchester

I'd like to run for ECHO Charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Manchester Half Marathon in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://www.greatrun.org/events/great-manchester-run/ and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

Take part in the Manchester 10K and celebrate 20 years of the Great Manchester Run.

When?

Sunday 21st May 2023

Where?

Manchester

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Manchester 10K in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://www.greatrun.org/events/great-manchester-run/ and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

Enjoy a midsummer evening trail race at Lyme Park with family and friends. Celebrate the midsummer evening and enjoy the beautiful views and sunsets.

When?

Tuesday 30th June 2023

7:15pm

Where?

Event Postcode: SK12 2NR

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Lyme Park Midsummer Trail 10K in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://run-northwest.niftyentries.com/Lyme-Park-Midsummer-Trail-10k-2023 and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund

 

This one lap course starts in Wilmslow Town Centre and takes you through scenic country roads.

When?

Sunday 9th July 2023

9.15am start time

Where?

Wilmslow

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Wilmslow Summer 10K in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://run-northwest.niftyentries.com/Wilmslow-Summer-10K-2023 and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefun

The world's largest inflatable 5K is coming to Tatton. The 2023 edition of the inflatable obstacle course has got even bigger and better. Compete with family, friends or colleagues to see who can complete the course the quickest. 
When?

Saturday 5th August 2023

Where?

Tatton

I'd like to run for ECHO charity

Are you ready to make a difference for staff and patients in your local community? Take on the Tatton Inflatable challenge in aid of ECHO! You could take part by yourself or as a team with a group of friends, family, or colleagues.

How do I take part?

Sign up today on the main website https://www.ukrunningevents.co.uk/events/inflatable-5k/inflatable-5k-obstacle-run-tatton-6th-may-2023 and set up a JustGiving page in aid of ECHO charity https://www.justgiving.com/echeshirenhscharitablefund


Contact us

If you have any questions please get in touch with us on:

Email: ecn-tr.ECHOhospitalcharity@nhs.net