2015 Decathlon City of Salford 10K

07 Sep 2014 to

2015 Decathlon City of Salford 10k


A record number of runners descended on Salford Quays on Sunday (6th September) to take part in this year’s Decathlon City of Salford 10K.

The race welcomed more than 3,700 runners who took to the streets of Salford, following a scenic route around Salford Quays and MediaCityUK.

James Douglas from Border Harriers running club, triumphed in the men’s race with an impressive finish time of 31 minutes and 21 seconds. Tesfaye Debele took second position with 31 minutes and 43 seconds, and Ben Riddell finished in third place closely behind with a time of 31 minutes and 48 seconds.

In the women’s race, Vale Royal’s Katie Brough crossed the line first in a time of 34 minutes and 36 seconds. Kirsty Longley from Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton finished in 37 minutes and 8 seconds and Rhiannon Silson from Border Harriers finished in third place in 37 minutes and 35 seconds. 

We had a fantastic day, and we are proud of each and every single runner who joined us. It was inspirational to hear the crowds roars as thousands crossed the finish line having raised hundreds for some great causes, beating PB’s and most importantly having a big smile across their faces! 

We would like to say a big thank you to our sponsors; Decathlon, Sixt car rental & Reuben’s Retreat and of course our all volunteers who helped make the Decathlon City of Salford 10k a truly spectacular event. 

To find your race results, please visit www.tdl.co.uk

For individual runner shot photos, please visit the Mick Hall Photgraphy website here. 

We will also be posting photos from the day on the Sports Tours International Facebook page here. 


The Decathlon City of Salford 10k is becoming one the most popular and recognised 10ks in the North West.

With over 3,500 entrants in 2014,  the nice dry, crisp weather, coupled with the new fast start makes for the ideal course to get your hands on that all important personal best! 



Get your place now!

Entries are now CLOSED for the 2015 Decathlon City of Salford 10k!

Please note we hope to have a similar route for the 2015 Decathlon City of Salford 10k to that of the 2014 event.

All finishers will receive a technical t-shirt and a commemorative finishers medal.  The 2015 race will start at 10:15am.

If there are any changes we will keep you posted via our Facebook and Twitter.


  • Please note we will send your race packs the week commencing 24th August. 
  • You can now download the Decathlon City of Salford 10k route map here.
  • You will receive further information regarding parking, toilets and other useful information in your 'race info' pack. This will be sent  via post. You can also download this here.
  • For all of the latest 10k news and updates, don't forget to follow the official Decathlon City of Salford 10k Twitter page: @Salford10k 


Changes to the 2015 Deacthlon City of Salford 10k includes

For 2015, we are making a number of improvements to the Decathlon City of Salford 10k as it continues to grow and be more popular.

  • Speedier collection process for the medal and technical t-shirt.
  • More music at the event.

This is in addition to many of the other existing elements of the event including:

  • Chip timing.
  • Web results.
  • Water station on route plus at the finish - in the event of a very warm day, additional water will be available.
  • Massages, as provided by local physios.
  • Route markers every 1km.
  • There is car parking (payable) available at The Lowry Outlet Mall and at the MediaCityUK car park nearby.

The minimum age for participating in the event is 15 years old.

Address of the event: The Lowry Plaza, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ


Prizes for the 2015 Decathlon City of Salford 10k

There will be cash prizes for the first 3 in each of the men's and the women's categories of 1st £250, 2nd £150, 3rd £75.

Also, prizes for the Vet categories.

Please note, if you win a prize in the overall places, you do not qualify for your age group prize.

Decathlon City of Salford 10k Official Charity Partner

Reuben’s Retreat is a charity that was born in memory of Reuben Michael Graham who tragically passed away aged 23 months.

Our goal is to provide a retreat in the North West of England countryside that will relieve the distress of families and their close friends who have suffered the bereavement of a child or have a child suffering from a life limiting or life threatening illness.

A testimonial from one of the Mums that we've helped: - "When there was nothing out there to help us through the hardest times since losing our daughter, Reuben's Retreat gave us a shining light to help! When we felt alone, we found friends! Amazing, a sense of we are all in this together. 

You can find our more about Reuben's Retreat here >>>

Download the Reuben's Retreat Sponsorship for here


Decathlon City of Salford 10k Official Vehicle Provider

Sixt rent a car, one of the leading vehicle rental companies in the North-West and across the UK, are delighted to team up with Sports Tours International on the upcoming, Great North-West Runs.

We are thrilled to be offered such a great opportunity to support such an outstanding sporting event as well as being given the chance to support local charities and associations.

You can find out more about Sixth here >>> 

Enter the 2015 Decathlon City of Salford 10k

The entry fee is currently £25. Furthermore there will be a £2 discount for UK Athletics Club members. (Please note there is a cost of £1 for postage and packing for the Race number and chip to be sent.)


Enter here

If you have any questions regarding the 2015 City of Salford 10k, please email  running@sportstoursinternational

Follow salford10k on Twitter



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Corporate Challenge

The City of Salford 10k Corporate Challenge is open to all businesses to enter a team of runners, with the first three runners home from each team to count towards the Challenge.  It is great for staff motivation and firms can use the event to raise money for their chosen charitable cause. 

Run for Charity

Each year, runners raise thousands of pounds for good causes and you can run for whatever charity you wish as part of the City of Salford 10k run.


Thanks also to Salford City Council to their support and assistance in establishing this event over the last five years and along with the support of The Lowry Outlet Mall, Metrolink MediaCityUK, the Lowry Theatre and Trafford Council.

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