PurpleWave Selfie Run

PurpleWave Selfie Run 2022!

As part of welcome period UoM Sport is delighted to be hosting our first PurpleWave event of the 2022-23 year! The Selfie run takes place on Thursday 29th September and will provide students new or returning with the opportunity to explore campus and the city. 

There are 3 routes that can followed a 2.5k route and 6k route and a 10k route. Each route has been planned to take you past places of interest where we want you to take a selfie and upload it to socials with #UoMSelfieRun

To sign up you need to complete the sign up form where you will then receive the link to the route. You can take part individually or as part of a team, and there are a number of prizes to be won on the day! 


To sign up, complete our registration form.

Our routes:

CAMPUS based

CITY based

CITY based



What prizes are on offer and how do I win?

2.5K FASTEST TIME: £20 Nike Vouchers
6K FASTEST TIME: Yearly Be Active Pass
10K FASTEST TIME: 9 month Armitage Gym Membership
BIGGEST GROUP: UoM Sport Goodie Bag (for each member)

How to win?
Use any running app to show completion time
MOST CREATIVE SELFIE: Post on Instagram with #UoMSelfieRun
(account must be public for us to see your selfies!)
BIGGEST GROUP: Register under the same team name on our sign up form

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