Thousands of runners took part in the 17th edition of the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, including the usual array of professionals, celebrities and ordinary people putting in extraordinary efforts for charity.
This Sunday sees the 17th edition of the Great Manchester Run take place – an event which is now firmly ingrained as one of the city’s annual sporting highlights.
Big up to the ‘MileShyClub’… MM chat to Manchester’s coach of the year on trading cigarettes for conditioning
Jane Dennison unpacks her bag out onto a table in the Sale Waterside Plaza. Out come the cones for the evening’s warm-up, each with ‘MileShyClub’ boldly written on in thick felt-tip. She’s there early, as she is every week, to set up for her cohort of runners that will be filtering in at any moment.
Against the backdrop of last week’s terrorist attack, the 15th edition of the Great Manchester Run had the potential to be a much more sombre affair than previous years.
The end of this month will see the 15th edition of the Great Manchester Run take place – an event which is now firmly ingrained as one of the city’s annual sporting highlights.
Tough Mudder. Three Peaks. And now Run in the Dark. Meet Richard Douglas, the man who swapped the bottle for trainers.