Run North West was set up early in 2016 by Andrew Whittingham and has since been joined by leading athletes Jonny Mellor & Sophie Whiteside helping to meet the increasing demand for quality running races. Andrew and his team will aim to offer the very best in race experiences.

Andrew has been a club runner for over twenty years & is the men’s captain of Wilmslow Running Club, he is currently in training to attempt to break 2.45 at the London Marathon having ran 2.50 at Chester & in doing so qualified to run for England in the masters marathon team in Autumn 2017.

Jonny joins Run North West with a wealth of experience competing at the highest level. A British International, Jonny has also represented England at the Commonwealth Games and races competitively for Team New Balance Manchester. Sophie is a recent addition to the team joining from a strong background in the fitness industry having worked as a personal trainer in the North West area for over 7-years.

Sophie also boasts a successful running pedigree competing for Liverpool Harriers in regional and national events across the UK. Run North West is also calling upon the kind help of other runners, local business and recreational clubs to the mutual benefit of all in helping the community to a more active lifestyle. Run North West will also commit to raise funds for charity at every race. As part of our commitment to the local running community Run North West is proud to support grass roots sport by sponsoring the Manchester Area Cross Country League helping the league to grow and develop offering highly competitive races across all age groups.