Hundreds of athletes show their love of the city
Wigan's Jenny Meadows will miss the World Championships after being ruled out of the rest of the season with a stress fracture in her femur.
Perri Shakes-Drayton showed 2013 could be her year by beating the Olympic 400 metres hurdles champion at Manchester's Great City Games.
Haile Gebrselassie has confirmed his participation in next month's Bupa Great Manchester Run.
The legendary Ethiopian has crossed the line first in each of the last three years and will be chasing a fifth title in total.
– Haile Gebrselassie
Although I will not be taking part in the Olympic marathon I am still enjoying my athletics career and looking forward to coming to Manchester again and to a course which I love