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Haile Gebrselassie wins in Manchester

Updated: May 15, 2011, 10:40 AM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Ethiopian distance great Haile Gebrselassie won the Great Manchester Run for the fourth time, pulling away from Chris Thompson of Britain to ease to victory in the 10-kilometer race Sunday.

Gebrselassie, the marathon world-record holder who won the event in 2005, '09 and '10, posted a time of 28 minutes, 10 seconds in wet and windy conditions in the northern English city.

The 38-year-old Gebrselassie, who briefly retired after the New York City Marathon in November, ...

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