Events Calendar 2022


  • Manchester's Outdoor Challenge - 8th - 9th September

Is your team up for a unique outdoor challenge pitting themselves against other Manchester businesses? Taking place over a day and a half at Ghyll Head in the Lake District, this adrenaline filled event will be held for the first time in September 2022..

Teams from 8 businesses will compete in a series of demanding challenges in a stunning lakeside location, offering excellent networking and social opportunities with leadership teams from leading Manchester businesses. This unique experience will be the fundraising and team-building event of the year.


All entry fees will go to We Love MCR, and Manchester Youth Zone, as we support young Mancunians to fulfil their potential whatever their backgrounds.

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  • Manchester Half Marathon - Sunday 9th Oct

13 miles across Manchester and Trafford - register interest now! If you fundraise for We Love MCR we will refund £25 of the entry fee.

A fresh Challenge Event for 2023 will be added soon!


Past Events

Abseil Challenge 2022

​Across two days this July, we saw over 100 daredevil Mancunians complete our latest mind-over-matter challenge by descending 270ft from the roof of One Regent tower in Castlefield.

Thanks to all 105 fundraisers who made our highest participation sponsored event such a success, on the biggest EVER abseil to take place in Manchester, and raising our highest ever sponsorship total of £40,000 at latest count!

Read more about the event in our blog post from the days after it took place.

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Great Manchester Run 2022 VIP Experience

  •  Sunday 23rd May 2022

We Love MCR pioneered a FREE VIP experience at this year's Great Manchester Run, a unique package aiming to make the run itself the only thing our fundraisers had to worry about - offering them free run places, secure storage and refreshments.

Over £13,000 was raised by a team of 60 comitted runners our biggest ever! And we plan on building on this success and going even further next year...


Individuals or Companies, get in touch if you want to be part of our FREE VIP experience at Great Manchester Run 2023 for exclusive early-bird access.

We Love MCR Firewalk

  • St. Peter's Square - Thursday 13th October 2021

50 fearless firewalkers joined us for the most daring challenge the City centre has seen for a long time!

Over £18,000 was raised in the end, making it the most successful self-ran fundraising event in We Love MCR history!

Take a look at the story posted the day after the event to get a flavour of the night.


Landmarks of Manchester 10k

In early 2021, Covid-19 restrictions meant it would be a long time before mass-participation events were back. We came up with a solution for anyone who wanted to get fit, have fun, and re-discover the landmarks of our fine city – the "Landmarks of Manchester 10k"!

Participants fell in love with our city all over again, whilst raising funds for our work supporting communities and young people in Manchester. It still remains a great route to embark on as a group or individual...

Watch the fantastic event video created by our friends at Smooth North West!