Tens of thousands of Mancunians gathered to watched the Great Manchester Run
Crowds gathered to watch the half marathon on Sunday morning ahead of the 10k, which saw Mayor of GreaterManchester Andy Burnham join thousands of others pounding the streets.
Police officers from Wales have been helping out as a heightened security operation remains in place.
While some other large-scale events, including concerts, were cancelled following Monday's suicide bombing it was confirmed that the Great Manchester Run would go ahead, under the watchful eye of police reinforcements.
Armed officers were stationed among the crowd in the wake of the Manchester bombing
Police officers from Wales were were helping out as a state of heightened security remains in place
Manchester City Council's executive member for culture and leisure, councillor Luthfur Rahman, said earlier this week: "Manchester is a truly resilient city and we look forward to successfully hosting these great sporting events, with the support of Greater Manchester Police."
I heart Manchester signs were dotted around the city, and runners set off under the banner #RunForManchester.