Southern Start-Up, Manchester to Strines
STAGES 1 – 5
This section uses waterways and green spaces to trace an almost traffic-free route from Manchester city centre to the edge of the Peak District.
Exhilarating East, Strines to Littleborough
STAGES 6 – 10
On this section, you can explore the lovely line of hills that rise above Stockport, Tameside, and Oldham boroughs.
Noble North, Littleborough to Wigan
STAGES 11 – 15
This section comprises five fairly challenging stages that connect the dramatic peaks and valleys of the South and West Pennines within Rochdale, Bury and Bolton.
Western Wind-Down, Wigan to Manchester
STAGES 16 – 20
This section brings the GM Ringway to a gentle finish via the wetlands, mosslands, farmland and canals of Wigan, Trafford, and Salford boroughs.