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Gebrselassie will run in Manchester

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.

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

– Haile Gebrselassie

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