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by | Jan 10, 2023 | Sport News | 0 comments

Why not try something new for 2023! Our De-stress timetable starts on 16th January with the opportunity to take part in fitness classes and activities FREE of charge throughout the week. Click here for more information.

We have also have some running groups aimed at students and staff to get people active this New Year – Run Wild and UMRun:

Run Wild

Run Wild is a large, student led running group and community. Run Wild offer regular runs 3 times per week which will restart on 31st January 2023. The meeting venue is the Old Quad behind Whitworth Hall and bag drops are available.  

Mondays 6:15pm : Women’s only run
Tuesdays 6:15pm : Beginners and continuous runs aimed at all abilities
Thursdays 6:15pm : Various distances offered with shorter runs suitable for beginners



UMRun is a running group aimed at staff and postgraduate students but all are welcome.

There is now a new group for people who are back to running or beginners starting from Thursday 26th January 2023. The meeting venue is 5:10pm at MECD (New Engineering building A – Booth Street  Entrance). Please arrive ready to run.

Regular sessions run on Tuesday and Thursday lunch time from Denmark Road Sports Centre with a meet time of 12 noon. There is also a Thursday evening session starting at 5:15pm from MECD.



More information can be found on our running and walking page. To search for sports clubs and activities, click here.