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Gung-Ho! Manchester

Gung-Ho! Manchester April 2019

Gung-Ho! the world’s BIGGEST inflatable 5k run is coming to Manchester!

6th April will see the return of Gung-Ho! to Heaton Park with its 5km of HUGE inflatable obstacles in this event which is sure to be a huge amount of fun!

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-1

This is a hugely popular family event and, whether you’re a veteran athlete or a first-time 5K runner, you’ll find plenty of opportunity to show just how Gung-Ho! you really are.

This is perfect for all fitness levels and is suitable for all ages. There is absolutely NO PRESSURE to be fast and you can run with friends and family.

Have you got what it takes?

From huge slides to enormous spiky balls, there’s plenty of challenges to be found on the Gung-Ho! 5k course. Every obstacle is designed for the maximum amount of fun, with no mud, paint or water to worry about.

What’s Included?

Each runner will receive:

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-2

Check out what you can expect in the video below: –

5K Not Enough?

If 5K is not enough, you can run the Gung-Ho! course as many times as you like with an ANYWAVE ticket! Run on any wave from 9am to 1.45pm on event day – maximum 20 laps / 100k available.

Training Programme

The 9 week Training Programme is designed to take you from zero to hero whilst avoiding injuries and maximising improvements to your health.

Sign up to the FREE Training Programme HERE.

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-4

Where

Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester M25 2SW

When

9am until 3pm

The First Wave is at 9am, and then every 15 minutes, with the Final Wave at 1.45pm.

Choose your preferred wave time when booking.

Price

Save 40% if you book your tickets before 4th February, with prices starting from £30 (plus processing fees).

From 4th February onwards, prices will start at £50 (plus processing fees).

ANYWAVE Ticket from £60 (plus processing fees).

Free for Spectators

 

Book your tickets HERE!

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-3

Further Information

Further information for the event, including arrival process, what to wear and FAQs can be found HERE

 

Looking for more family friendly events and activities that are on now, or coming soon?  Click Here to visit our What’s On Page

 

 

 

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019

Gung-Ho! the world’s BIGGEST inflatable 5k run is coming to Manchester!

6th April will see the return of Gung-Ho! to Heaton Park with its 5km of HUGE inflatable obstacles in this event which is sure to be a huge amount of fun!

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-1

This is a hugely popular family event and, whether you’re a veteran athlete or a first-time 5K runner, you’ll find plenty of opportunity to show just how Gung-Ho! you really are.

This is perfect for all fitness levels and is suitable for all ages. There is absolutely NO PRESSURE to be fast and you can run with friends and family.

Have you got what it takes?

From huge slides to enormous spiky balls, there’s plenty of challenges to be found on the Gung-Ho! 5k course. Every obstacle is designed for the maximum amount of fun, with no mud, paint or water to worry about.

What’s Included?

Each runner will receive:

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-2

Check out what you can expect in the video below: –

5K Not Enough?

If 5K is not enough, you can run the Gung-Ho! course as many times as you like with an ANYWAVE ticket! Run on any wave from 9am to 1.45pm on event day – maximum 20 laps / 100k available.

Training Programme

The 9 week Training Programme is designed to take you from zero to hero whilst avoiding injuries and maximising improvements to your health.

Sign up to the FREE Training Programme HERE.

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-4

Where

Heaton Park, Middleton Road, Manchester M25 2SW

When

9am until 3pm

The First Wave is at 9am, and then every 15 minutes, with the Final Wave at 1.45pm.

Choose your preferred wave time when booking.

Price

Save 40% if you book your tickets before 4th February, with prices starting from £30 (plus processing fees).

From 4th February onwards, prices will start at £50 (plus processing fees).

ANYWAVE Ticket from £60 (plus processing fees).

Free for Spectators

 

Book your tickets HERE!

 

Gung-Ho! Manchester 2019-3

Further Information

Further information for the event, including arrival process, what to wear and FAQs can be found HERE

 

Looking for more family friendly events and activities that are on now, or coming soon?  Click Here to visit our What’s On Page

 

 

 

 

2019 Dates & Events

Does Christmas feel like such a long time ago already?

Are you feeling the January blues?  Many people think January is the most depressing month?  Who says it needs to be?

Make some plans and book Plan your holidays and special events

Here are the Bank Holiday dates for 2019!  Book them in your diary and plan some family fun!

 

2019 Bank Holiday Dates

 

Dates To Look Forward To:

Make a note in your diaries and keep checking back for updates and What’s On Guides.

7th-10th February 2019

Chinese New Year celebrations – take a look at our Guide for details of local events.

14th February 2019

Valentines Day – our Guide will keep you informed of local events and romantic ideas.

18th-22nd February 2019

Half Term – our School Holiday Guide will keep you informed of local half term events and holiday clubs.

5th March 2019

Shrove Tuesday – take a look at our Guide for recipe ideas.

7th March 2019

World Book Day – our Guide will give you lots of ideas and suggestions for great World Book Day activities and outfits.

31st March 2019

Mother’s Day – our Mother’s Day Guide will keep you up to date with local events and gift ideas.

6th April 2019

Gung-Ho! 5K at Heaton Park.  Read our article here…

1st-14th April 2019

Half Term/ Easter Holidays – our School Holiday Guide will keep you informed of local half term events and holiday clubs.

Easter events – take a look at local events in our Guide.

Keep checking back for further updates…

 

Keep up to date on events and activities in our Weekend Guide.

Take a look at our What’s On Guide to find out a full list of events and activities that are coming up that you can look forward to over the next few months.

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First Steps Holiday Club

First Steps Holiday Club

Are you looking for childcare for February half term?  First Steps offer out of school care for all children in the local area.

Ideally situated on the way into Bury, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

Children are able to participate in various activities which, in the past, have included: –

  • Burrs Country Park
  • Cinema Visits
  • Fun Weeks
  • Kirklees Trail
  • Bowling
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Dancing
  • Picnic in the park
  • Manchester Football Museum
  • Fusilier Museum Arts & Crafts
  • Zoolab
  • Police Museum

 

First Steps aim is to make the day as fun packed as possible. All children have access to fresh fruit, water and milk during the day and are provided with full breakfast, buffet lunch and snack tea.

The Holiday Club is open for the half term holidays from Monday 18th February until Friday 22nd February inclusive.

First Steps Play Area

To book your child’s place, contact First Steps on 0161 764 6752.

Further information regarding First Steps can be found here

 

 

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