Tag: athletics

Geordie Sporting Legend Steve Cram

Geordie athlete and iconĀ Steve Cram was in the Eighties’ (and by many still is) described as “one” of šŸ˜› the World’s best ever runners. Known more as a UK athletics’ commentator these days, its worth seeing his credentials šŸ™‚ If ( for some reason :-/ ) you cant view it in the UK! just click …

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The 2011 Great North City Games – Newcastle & Gateshead

The Great North City Games takes place onĀ bothĀ the Newcastle & Gateshead Quayside today (17/09/11) from 1pm and will be televised live on BBC Sport. This years gamesĀ is a free entry event that offers people inĀ Newcastle & GatesheadĀ the chance to watch Great Britain & Northern Ireland taking on the USA in front of The Sage Gateshead …

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The 2010 Geordie’s Great North Run

Quick Facts About The 2010Ā Great North Run. The course is 13.1 miles from Newcastle to South Shields 100’000 people applied to run the 2010 Great North Run 54’000 runnersĀ were due to start,Ā but only 39’000 actually started The race was started by GeordieĀ duo Ant & Dec Around Ā£28 million wasĀ raised for charity 120 runnersĀ took partĀ who have …

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Geordie Sports Star Mike McLeod

In this rare clip, Geordie Mike McLeod is seen running against and beating against England & Great Britain’s running superstar, Brendan Foster.

Brendan Foster MBE – Athletics

Brendan Foster of Gateshead Harriers is one of our most successful Geordie athletic stars. However, Brendan is not only a Geordie superstar, he is one of Great Britain & England’s most successful long distance runners.