Former Bolton Wanderers player Fabrice Muamba will be officially unveiled as the honorary race starter for the Great Manchester Run today. He is aiming to raise money for charity Hearts & Goals by asking supporters to donate.
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