40,000 runners are having a well earned rest tonight after competing in the Great Manchester Run.
Many of them taking part were raising cash for charities dear to their hearts.
The first runner to complete the 10k route did it in just over 28 minutes.
Rob Jaskowski reports:-
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.