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Ore Oduba presents live coverage of the 2017 Great Manchester Run. Denise Lewis and JJ Chalmers report from the course and Paula Radcliffe joins Steve Cram in the commentary box.

Ore Oduba presents live coverage of the 2017 Great Manchester Run.

Conceived as a Manchester Commonwealth Games legacy event in 2003, the Great Manchester Run is now the nation's favourite 10k road race, with over 300,000 runners having taken part since its inception.

This year, close to 30,000 entrants and tens of thousands of spectators are here to see an expectedly tight elite men's race with a field including former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya, who won 2017's Tokyo Marathon, and Callum Hawkins, who recently set a new Scottish record over half-marathon distance.

A top-class women's line-up is also expected, with the British challenge led by former European cross-country champion Gemma Steel.

As always, the stories of those behind the elite athletes is as compelling as the race itself and we hear some of the wide-ranging reasons behind their participation.

A new half-marathon race sees close to 10,000 taking to the streets ahead of the 10k.

Denise Lewis and JJ Chalmers report from the course, while Paula Radcliffe joins Steve Cram in the commentary box to provide expert analysis and views on the men's and women's races.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Sun 28 May 2017 12:30

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Paolo Nutini

    Iron Sky

  • 00:16

    Arcade Fire

    Headlights Look Like Diamonds

  • 00:23

    James

    Nothing But Love

  • 00:25

    Oasis

    Don't Look Back In Anger

  • 00:46

    Elbow

    One Day Like This

  • 01:20

    Benjamin Francis Leftwich

    Atlas Hands

  • 01:26

    Luke Sital-Singh

    Nearly Morning

  • 01:31

    Elbow

    One Day Like This

  • 01:35

    Lucinda Williams

    Blue

  • 01:45

    Ben Howard

    Conrad

  • 01:47

    Take That

    Rule The World

  • 01:58

    The Stone Roses

    Ten Storey Love Song

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Ore Oduba
Reporter Denise Lewis
Reporter JJ Chalmers
Expert Paula Radcliffe
Commentator Steve Cram

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