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Liz's parkrun journey, from tootles to marathons

By GreaterSport | 11 March 2020

Hear Liz's story of how starting parkrun as a way to socialise and improve fitness has brought much more to her life than that

Marmot review: Greater Manchester is creating a fairer, more equal society

By GreaterSport | 11 March 2020

Last month Professor Sir Michael Marmot published the Marmot review, 10 years on, accompanied by a case study evaluating the impact of devolution on health inequalities within Greater Manchester.

Doctors should prescribe walking to improve mental health, says new report

By GreaterSport | 11 March 2020

More GPs should prescribe walking to improve mental health and long-term physical health conditions, says a new report published by Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking

Heaton Mess WI help women and girls to move more with parkrun on International Women's Day

By GreaterSport | 09 March 2020

In Burnage, the local Women's Institute and parkrun joined forces for the International Women's Day parkrun this weekend.

Meet Greater Manchester’s inspirational local heroes encouraging us all to move more

By GreaterSport | 09 March 2020

That Counts! returns today as inspirational people from across Greater Manchester share their personal stories in an effort to encourage others to move more

The FA launches nationwide football festival to mark 100 days to go until UEFA EURO 2020

By GreaterSport | 04 March 2020

The FA has today marked 100 days to go until the start of UEFA EURO 2020 by launching THE FA FIVES – a nationwide five-a-side football festival that is set to captivate the nation ahead of this summer’s European Championships.