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Reclaim the Night: A run-down of catcalling

Reclaim the Night: A run-down of catcalling

Addressing the importance of calling out catcalling and discussing what can be done to make women feel safer.
The Mancunion Presents: This Girl Can Run

The Mancunion Presents: This Girl Can Run

This Girl Can Run is taking place on March 16th to celebrate Manchester’s Reclaim the Night.
Losing track of men and miles

Losing track of men and miles

Discussing listening to misogynistic lyrics to block out real-life sexist comments, and exploring patriarchal pressures on all genders
Shoegate: Nike’s controversial trainers

Shoegate: Nike’s controversial trainers

The trainers that are guaranteed to make you faster!
Reekie’s magical kick

Reekie’s magical kick

At just 21 years old, Reekie looks a certain pick for Team GB this summer
Super-human Eliud Kipchoge makes history

Super-human Eliud Kipchoge makes history

Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two hour marathon will go down as one of sport’s greatest achievements, writes Louis Strappazzon
Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Mancunion contributor, Kate MacLachlan, speaks to Run Wild member, Wilbur Chen, who recently won the Young Volunteer Award North West for his work with the society
Run and talk: Tackling mental health through exercise

Run and talk: Tackling mental health through exercise

Ellie Martin chats to the President of the Run Wild society about the beneficial links between running and mental health
British Runner Susannah Gill wins World Marathon Challenge

British Runner Susannah Gill wins World Marathon Challenge

“Ten years ago, I just wanted to get fit and run the London Marathon. Now, marathon running has literally taken me around the world.”
Sporting events coming up in Manchester

Sporting events coming up in Manchester

Back in Manchester and need a sport fix? Well look no further

7,500 runners take part in Manchester half marathon

The course, which starts outside Old Trafford football ground and ends at Old Trafford cricket ground, has a reputation of being one of the fastest half marathons in the UK due to its flat nature

Running is horrible but I couldn’t have graduated without it

As the semester approaches, Fiona Hallett discusses how running can help to maintain a clear mind during your studies

Run for your life!

Anokhi Shah runs through some of the many benefits a brisk jog can have

Are celebrities ruining Sport Relief?

Is the glorification of C-list celebrities damaging the intentions of Sport Relief?

Interview: Run Wild MCR

We talk to Run Wild MCR’s Mark Harrison about the society, running events in Manchester and how to reach your full potential