Manchester Marathon Exercise Fitness Running Health

22nd May 2023 | By Jessica Smith

How Ancoats Run Club is encouraging better health in more ways than one 

Member of Ancoats Run Club talks to NQ about being part of a running club and how it has helped their health and well-being.


11th October 2021 | By David Smith

Runners bring £6m boost to the economy as thousands compete in Manchester Marathon

Tens of thousands of runners travelled from across the UK to take part in the Manchester Marathon at the weekend generating an estimated £6m boost to...

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20th March 2019 | By Harry Stafford

Music promoter swaps gig nights for the Sahara in ‘the toughest race on earth’

Every year in April more than1,400 hardy runners descend on the Sahara desert to run, walk or crawl the Marathon des Sables.  This year between 5th and...

NQ reporter interviewing a sports student

3rd April 2017 | By nq_admin

MMU to take part in Greater Manchester 10K Run for first time

  Europe’s biggest 10K run will take place on May 28th and the run starts at Portland street ending at Deansgate. The route passes some...

Luke Towers

24th February 2017 | By nq_admin

MMU athlete on the comeback trail

On the evening of the 24th August 2003, Haile Gebreselassie’s imperious run at the summit of world athletics finally came to an end, when his...


24th January 2016 | By nq_admin

‘We want Manchester and Salford bouncing with energy’: UKFast and Sports Tours International join forces

by Michelle Kight and Miles Casey People in Manchester are being encouraged to become more active by a sponsorship deal between leading sports organisers Sports...