BBC Sport - Get Inspired: Jonnie Peacock on the power of the Great City Games

Paralympian praises Great City Games

Put an athletics track in the middle of Manchester City Centre, add a host of super star athletes and enthusiastic passers-by...what do you get?

The Great City Games, of course!

Back for it's ninth consecutive year, the free spectator event will take place in Manchester City Centre on Friday, 26 May.

Ahead of the weekend, GB paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock visited the city centre venue to tell us why the Great City Games is such a exciting, different competition.

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