Statement from The Great Run Company

2024 Great Manchester Run

It is with deep sadness that The Great Run Company confirms the death of a participant in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

A 40-year-old man collapsed during the event, received immediate medical treatment, and later died in hospital. His next of kin have been informed.

The entire team involved in organising the Great Manchester Run extends their heartfelt condolences to the participant’s family and friends.

In respecting the privacy of the family, no further details will be released. The cause of death will be determined in due course, pending medical examination.