Category Archives: Urban Revolution

Urban Revolution OCR Series makes a splash at MediaCity UK

The Urban Revolution OCR Series came to Salford Quays on July 14th as an army of volunteers helped to transform MediaCity UK into a gigantic obstacle course spanning both dry land and water too. Adults could choose between gruelling 5km and 10km obstacle courses, while for younger participants, there was a 1km challenge, and every ticket sold included a donation to local good causes. £1 of…

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Urban Revolution – A great success!

The first Urban Revolution Obstacle Course Race organised by GM Active was a huge success, with well over 500 participants across two race distances, 5K and 10K. The event took place on November 11th in the picturesque surroundings of Haigh Hall in Wigan. Competitors were able to raise funds for the fantastic I Love MCR Emergency Fund, but the course was much more than just a 'fun run', with…

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We Love MCR Emergency Fund

Urban Revolution, Greater Manchester's very own obstacle race series, is raising money for the We Love MCR Emergency Fund for its next obstacle challenge at Haigh Woodland Park, which takes place on Saturday, 11th of November. It is hoped the partnership will raise valuable funds for the charity that was set up in the aftermath of Manchester’s most devastating attack. As an official…

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Urban Revolution Launches Greater Manchester Obstacle Race

GM Active and Urban Attack are staging their first obstacle course race, Urban Revolution, in just over a week’s time, at Haigh Woodland Country Park, Wigan. The race, staged over a choice of 5 or 10km, will be the start of a series that is planned throughout the Greater Manchester boroughs over the next few years. The aim is to ensure that each of GM Actives’ member organisations…

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Urban Revolution Launch Day. We had a blast!

Together with Urban Attack, we held a media and public taster day to unveil our new race series called Urban Revolution, last Friday at Salford Quays, Manchester. The event showcased a selection of the 30 obstacles that are planned for the main event at Haigh Country Park, Wigan in a couple of months’ time. Ex-SAS celebrity TV Trainer and presenter of ITV’s Biggest Loser, Rob Edmond, led the…

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Urban Revolution Launches this Friday

GM Active and Urban Attack are holding a media and public taster day to unveil their new race series called Urban Revolution, this Friday at Salford Quays, Manchester. The event will showcase a selection of the 30 obstacles that are planned for the main event at Haigh Country Park, Wigan in a couple of months’ time. Led by ex-SAS celebrity TV Trainer and presenter of ITV’s Biggest…

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