Category Archive: Geordie Sports

Great North Run 2015 – Event Slideshow

Around 57’000 runners took part in the 2015 Morrisons Great North Run, including many top athletes, A&B list celebrities, thousands of charity runners and many team runners all competing in the world’s biggest and most famous half marathon. The race route, started as usual in the heart of Newcastle Upon Tyne, before crossing the iconic Tyne Bridge into Gateshead, before ending …

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2015 Blaydon Race Hailed A Success

Thousands of Geordie’s took part in Geordieland’s 2nd most iconic road race this week as the famous road race yet again took place on the 9th of June. Naturally, this long running and historic race was started in the heart of the Geordie City of Newcastle Upon Tyne, before following the road along Scotswood Road, crossing the River Tyne via Scotswood Bridge, before finishing in playing fields near Blaydon …

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BUPA Great North Run 2014 To Become A World First

This year, the Geordies own BUPA Great North Run will celebrate its millionth finisher, a world 1st for any event of this kind. In celebration of this forthcoming event  the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides along with the River Tyne will be transformed into a huge outdoor arena for the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony. This special …

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Newcastle, Sunderland & Man City Fans Unite In Tribute To Fallen Geordies

Newcastle United, Sunderland & Manchester City fans paid tribute to two fellow football supporters, John Alder, 63, and Liam Sweeney, 28, who were travelling on Malaysian Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine on 17/07/2014. John Alder, 63, and Liam Sweeney, 28, who were travelling to watch Newcastle United’s pre-season tour of New Zealand, were 2 of the 298 people …

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Geordie Lad Wins The BBC’s Young Sports Personality Of The Year

South Tyneside’s Josef Craig was last night named as the BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year after becoming Britain’s youngest gold medallist at the 2012 Paralympics in the S7 400m freestyle swimming final The 15-year-old Hebburn born Geordie made a short speech thanking family, friends and performance director John Atkinson at British Swimming, who all helped him …

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