Man, 40, dies after collapsing during Great Manchester Run

The Great Manchester Run took place on Sunday May 26
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A 40-year-old man tragically lost his life after collapsing during the Great Manchester Run. The participant reportedly received medical attention after falling ill during the Sunday event, but sadly died in hospital.

The Great Run Company, the event's organisers, have extended their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the man, whose identity has not been disclosed at this time. Around 25,000 people participated in the race, which took place on the streets of Manchester.

As per BBC reports, the man fell ill during the half-marathon segment of the event, which also included a 10k run.