The son of controversial former Hearts boss Wallace Mercer is running the Manchester Marathon in his father’s honour, 15 years
The upcoming Manchester Marathon will provide another chance for runners across the north west to participate in a road running
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.
Team GB are already guaranteed at least one medal on the final day of competition at Rio 2016 when Joe Joyce goes in the super-heavyweight boxing final.
If you want to pound the pavement like legendary runner Ron Hill in 2016, Manchester are investing big in two 10k events to get you in the mood to exercise.
Don’t stop him now! Salford marathon man takes on two more grueling tasks to raise funds for Malawi orphans
A Salford University graduate is pushing himself to complete a 192-mile challenge in just seven days (that’s more than a marathon a day) AND another marathon on top of an already grueling to-do list to raise funds for Malawian orphans.
Not quite the lady in red: Geordie ‘wiggles’ through Manchester 10k in big pink dress for breast cancer
Geordie Colin Plews is just one of more than 3,000 participants in the Manchester 10k next month – but one of very few who’ll be running the quarter marathon in a dress.
For one go-getting Salford University graduate it is all early nights and a hectic training schedule at the moment as he plans to take on two marathons and one mega marathon in just three months to raise £35,000 for children in Malawi.
Professional wordsmith Tony Walsh has been named as the first Poet in Residence for the Great Manchester Run.
Manchester runner faces snakes, heat and hills in gruelling Jungle Marathon after beating spinal condition
A Manchester runner who suffered from a painful spinal condition for 20 years is trekking more than 250miles across the Amazon to raise awareness about scoliosis.
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