Manchester, UK

Alexandra Park

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Alexandra Park is a pleasant oasis in southern Manchester. Located in the Whalley Range district off Princess Rd., the 60-acre park was designed in 1868 and was experimental at the time for its oval and curved pathways. A loop around the perimeter paths and main oval is 2.6 km (1.6 miles), with about 1/2 mile of additional paths in the park. The paths are paved and fairly flat.

Alexandra Park is the location of a weekly Parkrun, 9am every Saturday. Information.

Essentials
  • 2.6 km (1.6 mile) loop, with about 1/2 mile of additional paths
  • Flat
  • Park entrance off Princess Rd.
  • Bus runs along Princess Rd. and stops at park

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Stephen
2 months ago

There are no changing rooms or showers available nowadays I’m afraid.
There isn’t a Sunday 5k race but there is a weekly 9am Saturday Parkrun. The link is to the wrong Alexandra Park Parkrun, just search for Alexandra Parkrun Moss Side for the correct one.

Essentials
  • 2.6 km (1.6 mile) loop, with about 1/2 mile of additional paths
  • Flat
  • Park entrance off Princess Rd.
  • Bus runs along Princess Rd. and stops at park