BUPA Great North Run places still available

Weekend races - large and small

A great weekend of racing saw the biggest fields on the roads of Newcastle for various events.There were over 3000 athletes who completed the junior events, at the Great North Run,with an enormous 43 631 finishers of the main 21 kilometre event (half marathon distance).

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Farah to compete against USA at Great North

Weekend Round-up

Sir Mo Farah (handicap -7.1) was in dominating form to win his fifth Great North Run title while Northern Ireland's Emma Mitchell (handicap -7.1) was the first British woman to cross the line in South Shields classic.

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