The Manchester Marathon has taken place today. It was preceded by a twenty six second silence, then a round of applause in memory of the victims of the Boston bombing. More than five thousand runners took part.
Thousands of runners will gather at Old Trafford for the Greater Manchester Marathon.
The event will see over 7000 runners taking to the streets hoping to raise well over £1million for charity.
A 26 second silence followed by a 26 second applause will be held before the race in memory of those who lost their lives in the Boston marathon bombing.
There will be a number of road closures around Trafford though see them all here.