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15:18, 12 MAY 2017
Health Matters: Long distance running
With Dr Paul Bowen, clinical chair of NHS Eastern Cheshire CCG, and GP with McIlvride Medical Practice, Poynton
Runners gear up for Macclesfield Half Marathon
The town's half marathon returns in September
Macclesfield runners raise £1,000s after taking on the London Marathon
A team of six runners took on the gruelling 26 mile race in aid of the Rossendale Trust.
Maxonians celebrate marathon effort
Pete Slack and Andrew Hyde were among Macclesfield folk taking on the London marathon, while Sian Heslop did well in the junior event
East Cheshire Hospice
Macclesfield marathon man Harry, 78, to tackle 16th race
Harry, from Broken Cross, is tackling the capital's event to raise funds for East Cheshire Hospice.
Gold award for Macclesfield charity
The Rossendale Trust, based in Sutton, has been recognised for the excellent working environment it provides for staff.
Trio feature in new BBC sport campaign
Harry Newton, Simon SLoan and Barbara Murray show the benefits of a little activity three films.
Family raise £1,000s to see permanent tribute to much-loved grandmother
Margaret Hughes, from Pott Shrigley, died five years ago and campaigned for breast cancer services and treatments
Marathon effort in aid of injured rugby players
Solicitor Roger Badman swapped the courtroom for the track to raise money for a rugby charity.
Marathon runner says 10th race is his last
Toby Eyre, who owns County Biker Training in Macclesfield, has dressed as Jack the Ripper, Zorro, Ginger Spice, Voodoo Witch Doctor and Evel Knevel during his races.
Mother speaks of son's battle with rare condition
Ronnie Cantrell, two, was born with tacheo-Oesophageal Fistula (TOF) which means he cannot swallow
East Cheshire Hospice
Pictured: runners head to capital for marathon
People of all ages and walks of life from the town are taking part in this Sunday's London Marathon.
'Unique' challenge will put over-55s to the test
Organisers are looking for competitors for the Silverthon Triple Challenge event in July
Neill takes on marathon challenge for friend
Neill has now raised almost £30,000 for Sarcoma - a cancer charity
East Cheshire Hospice
Goals galore as the season nears its finale
With the league decider between Club AZ and FC Flyers postponed until Wednesday and the Cheadle v Poynton Kings clash also not going ahead there were only two games played in the ECL.
Steve still on a roll despite heart attack
A runner well-known for completing marathons dressed as a sausage roll has miraculously survived a heart attack – after ‘dying’ FOUR times.
Tragedy leads Jenny to new health calling
A doctor whose husband died suddenly eight weeks after their wedding day has vowed to use her tragedy to help others.
Paul strides out for African pals
A Wilmslow man who spent two weeks working with families in West Africa is running the Berlin Marathon to help support them.
Runner Stephen on a roll
Well-known Wilmslow hairdresser Stephen Peel is on a roll. The 52-year-old, who once ran the London marathon as a currant bun, has stepped it up a gear and now hopes to tackle the Bupa Great Manchester Run dressed as Sid the Sausage Roll on Sunday, May 16.
Lovebirds’ race is real marrython
A love-struck runner proved he’d fallen head over heels when he proposed to his girlfriend while running the London Marathon.
Marathon effort brings out the crowds
Elite athletes joined charity runners on the leafy lanes of Wilmslow for its half marathon which attracted thousands of spectators and set a record of its own.
Extra credit for Charlie
STYAL Running Club’s Charlie Pearson is running a most gruelling challenge this week.
Britain united for Beijing
OLYMPIC hopeful Aaron Cook’s image has formed part of a spectacular exhibition, putting his home town on the Olympic map.
Tributes paid to ex-King's pupil shot dead in London
GRIEVING family and friends of ex-King’s school pupil Mark Saunders, who was shot dead by police following a siege at his London flat last week, are struggling to come to terms with his tragic death.