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June 2017

Great Manchester Run & Half Marathon

BUPA Great Manchester Run

MAC Sound have been responsible for the complete sound design, equipment and personnel services for the Great Manchester Run since the first event in 2003.

With the addition of the Half Marathon this year the number or runners taking part has now reached an amazing 40,000 plus an incalculable number of spectators.

BUPA Great Manchester Run BUPA Great Manchester Run

Full range speech and music speaker systems from the Martin Audio Blackline, Wavefront and Line Array ranges with Midas and Soundcraft mixing consoles and Sennheiser Radio Microphones are deployed across the city at eight locations from 4-00a.m. in readiness for the 8-30a.m. PA live deadline. Ten engineers operate and monitor all sound systems during the events, this is followed by a timed removal as the run progresses with the Finish area being cleared at 3-00p.m.

Sound Design: Clement Rawling
Production Engineers: David Houghton, Andrew Simpson, Paul Delaney, Dan Gregory, Holly Harbottle, Mike Palmer, Nick Sagar, Dominic Bell, Steve Brierley, Terry Saunders