VIDEO: Run Wigan Festival - half marathon

Did you take part in the Run Wigan Festival?

Monday, 20th March 2017, 10:49 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:11 am
Competitors in the Run Wigan Festival

We’ve slowed down our footage of the start of the race - can you spot yourself tearing past?

There were 2,100 people in the half marathon, with 1,200 people in the 5km race and hundreds of children and parents in the family mile.

The routes showcased some of the borough’s best-known places, including Mesnes Park, the DW Stadium, Wigan Pier and Haigh Hall.

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Competitors in the Run Wigan Festival

The event was organised by Joining Jack and the races were officially started by nine-year-old Jack Johnson - the inspiration behind the Wigan-based charity funding research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Competitors in the Run Wigan Festival