More than one million competitors have taken part, including Great Britain’s greatest ever distance runner, four-time Olympic, World and European champion Sir Mo Farah, who has won the Great North Run a record three times in a row.Our events offer people of all abilities the chance to compete against the world’s best athletes and raise millions of pounds for charity from family events, 5k, 10k, half marathons, right the way through to marathons.
Leaves Jurys Inn at 2.10 pm Tour end at Jurys Inn at 4.30 pm Tour Lead: John Whyard, Manchester City Council Branch assist: Katie Wray William Green's late 18th century plan of Manchester and Salford captured the Industrial Revolution related outward expansion of Manchester town when it was well underway but was only just beginning to encroach on the fields to the north of the area now covered by the City Centre's Whitworth Street Conservation Area.
Green's plan also foresaw the sweeping tide of new development that would soon engulf this largely rural landscape by indicating the intended route of the Rochdale Canal and an overlaid outline of a proposed grid-street pattern.
The artist showed special interest in depicting atmospheric phenomena and his paintings, in which the time of day or season can be distinguished, attest to his outstanding sensitivity in capturing the changes in light.
Volunteer Centre Manchester provides information, support and training to Manchester residents who want to volunteer.
The Great Run Company presents the largest, most compelling and innovative series of mass participation running events in the world.
Our first event, The Great North Run was first staged in 1981 and this annual UK half marathon is now officially the biggest in the world.12.30 pm - 5.00 pm Annual School Registration; Jurys Inn Manchester, 56 Great Bridgewater St, Manchester M1 5LE Some rooms at Jurys Inn should be available for check in after 1.00 pm on Thursday.If the room is not available and you have a tour to go on you may wish to go to the hotel and leave luggage there until your rooms are ready.The Broadsides are believed to be the main way news was circulated to the working classes, printed on cheap paper often with music suggested, they would be performed in the pubs, markets and streets across Manchester and Salford.Edward II will be holding a special launch party on from 6pm – 8pm on Thursday 18 February 2016 at Manchester Central Library, where the original Broadside manuscripts are kept.The pinkish clouds on the horizon are reflected in the calm sea.