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By running, Manchester won – just as London was not broken by the 7/7 bombing, so we will not be

brokenWhen I first heard the news of the bombing on BBC Radio 4 and began to absorb the full horror of the loss of young innocent lives, I admit my next thought was that we should call off the Run and especially the City Games athletics event. How, I thought, at a time when this City has been ripped apart, when its people are hurting, when the police and doctors and civic authorities are stretched beyond belief, can we just carry on with

a fun run? How can anyone think that the pursuit of pleasure and enjoyment is an appropriate response to one of the worst terrorist attacks in our country? But when I spoke to Sir Ric

hard Leese, the Leader of Manchester City Council, early on Tuesday morning, his response was immediate, calm and measured. He said, “It will be a case

of how we can do it not if we can do it”. A typical Mancunian response. And of course he was right. 40,000 took part in the run today (Image: Rex Features) Runners stopped to pay their respects (Image: REUTERS) Read MoreRelated ArticlesA citys defiant show of solidarity as tens of thousands take part in Great Manchester Run We know that for the people who have lost loved ones, or whose children, husbands, wives, sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles or friends are still fighting for their lives, their worlds will never be the same again. But ours has to be. We must carry on. Show who we are and what we are. And why we do the things we do. Sport is a force for good. Terrorism a force for evil. They have attacked before. I was a competitor in Munich in the 1972 Olympic Games when terrorism first struck at the heart of sport. Those of us who had yet to run started packing our bags, our Olympic dreams shattered. But again the decision was made; “The Games must go on”. Read MoreRelated ArticlesTeen injured in Manchester attack finally wakes up moments

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ll from her hero Harry Styles Brendan Foster says Manchester will not be defeated (Image: Birmingham Mail) The cry that came out loudest from the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 was the message of David Ortiz, the long serving Red Sox slugger. “This jerse

y that we wear today” he boomed into the microphone “doesn’t say Red Sox it says ‘Boston’. This is our City and nobody is going to dictate our freedom”. Had we not staged the run today

we would be giving in to terror. Letting the terrorists win by letting them achieve what they want. To s

top us living the lives we lead and doing the things we love. That we were able to stage the events this weekend is thanks to the support of Manchester City Council, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, the Greater Manchester Police and all the emergency service

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le of Manchester. By running we win. By running all of you win. All of you send a message to the world. That just as London was not broken by the 7/7 bombing, just as Boston was not broken. So Manches

ter will not be broken. Manchester ran. And by running Manchester won – again. Brendan Foster is Chairman of the Great Run Company

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