Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Marathon Wonders!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Marathon Wonders!

Article excerpt

ELATION and exhaustion were etched on the faces of runners as they crossed the finish line of the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon.

Whether in it to win it, smash their Personal Best time or raise money for charity, all 13,500 runners could feel justly proud as they completed the feat of endurance. Among them there were plenty of inspiring stories, including paraplegic athlete Claire Lomas, who will complete the challenge over a number of days wearing a bionic suit.

The M.E.N. also entered its own team of runners as part of our We Stand Together campaign, which aims to promote peace and tolerance across Greater Manchester.

It included reporters Rebecca Day and Charlotte Dobson, who were raising money for homelessness charity The Booth Centre. …

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