Xtra Mile Events, organisers of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon, have announced INNSIDE Manchester as an Official Hotel Partner for the event which takes place on Sunday 2nd April 2017.
Located in the city’s buzzing quarter of First Street, INNSIDE Manchester is perfectly placed for race weekend, as it is at First Street that runners of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon will be able to collect their race pack on the day prior to the race.
Athletes visiting First Street and staying at INNSIDE on Saturday 1st April will be able to enjoy the blend of exciting architecture, cultural arts venues and some of Manchester’s leading food and drink experiences that the 20-acre site offers.
A stylish, 208-bedroom hotel complete with Wellness Centre and gym, INNSIDE Manchester offers bright and contemporary rooms, a fresh, modern restaurant and all the facilities athletes will need in advance of race day. Working in partnership with Q-Park First Street car park, the hotel offers a 25% discount on parking for guests, and is less than three miles from Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Ground, where the race village is located. Its privileged location puts it just a short walk from Deansgate and Manchester Central, and within easy access of Manchester’s transport links.
INNSIDE Manchester joins Cresta Court Hotel as an official hotel partner of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon.
Race Director Simon Hill commented, “We are thrilled to welcome INNSIDE Manchester as an Official Hotel Partner for the 2017 ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. Manchester is a thriving sporting hub that attracts runners from all over the UK and abroad, and we are proud to be able to offer accommodation in this stunning new hotel situated in the heart of Manchester’s most vibrant district. The hotel is fully equipped to help athletes prepare for the race, be that using the gym or relaxing in its charming interior, and it is perfectly located for easy access to the race on race morning. We hope that many athletes will join us at First Street on the Saturday before the race, both to stay at INNSIDE and enjoy the great atmosphere pre-race.”
General Manager of INNSIDE Manchester, Adam Munday, said, “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Xtra Mile Events. The company’s activity covers all our audiences and connects us to the local community, and we are very much looking forward to working together.”
The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon will be celebrating its 41st anniversary this spring, and is much loved for being the UK’s flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon. Its flat and fast course makes it an ideal race for first time marathon runners and charity runners, as well as for elite athletes seeking a PB or qualifying time. The race is known for its superb crowd support and first-class entertainment.
Until midnight on 31st January 2017, entry fees start at £50 per individual. On 1st February, the fees will increase to full price until the close of entries.