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Five ERR’ers wiggled their way to Manchester for this Sunday extravaganza! Early morning drizzle turned a little heavier as the runners waited on the extremely busy start line for the gun to sound. Once off, a quality route awesome medal and PB potential awaited them. It’s easily the biggest in the region. Introduced in 2016 this race now attracts 15 thousand runners. It is aided by 550 fabulous volunteers and crew. Runners set off from the start line on Chester Road near the arch at White City Way before heading South West toward Chorlton, Stretford and on to Sale where they loop back around to finish again near to the Athlete Village at Lancashire County Cricket Club. So far over £800K has been raised by runners for charity. Loved by professionals and beginners alike, this run is renowned or having a super flat 13.1 mile course and a wonderfully supportive atmosphere courtesy of the Salvation Army Bands and local residents who come out in force to line the route offering drinks, sweets, oranges, biscuits, cakes, a myriad of goodies! Tony Redmond made no bones about getting round this one, posting a time of 1:52:09,  followed by Lee Matthews 1:56:24 (PB), Julie Steele 1:57:30, Gemma Illingworth 1:58:06 and Paul Croston 1:58:32 Fantastic running everyone, well done!