Haile ManchesterThe ageless Haile Gebrselassie will chase a fifth successive – and sixth in total – title on 26 May at the Bupa Great Manchester Run, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

The Ethiopian superstar, who will celebrate his 40th birthday next month, admits his age is catching up on him, but is adamant that he has the enthusiasm and ability to continue at the highest level in what has been an unmatchable career.

In the last two decades Gebrselassie has been crowned two-time Olympic 10,000m champion and winner of the World Championships title at that distance on four occasions.

Gebrselassie, with 27 global records under his belt, has also broken the World Marathon record on three occasions, although after recent disappointing performances is not considering one in the immediate future. Read more