Tag Archive: athletics

The 2011 Great North City Games – Newcastle & Gateshead

The Great North City Games takes place on both the Newcastle & Gateshead Quayside today (17/09/11) from 1pm and will be televised live on BBC Sport. This years games is a free entry event that offers people in Newcastle & Gateshead 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 2010 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 runners were due to start, but only 39’000 actually started The race was started by Geordie duo Ant & Dec Around £28 million was raised for charity 120 runners took part who have …

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Geordie Sporting Legend Steve Cram Takes The World Record

In this video we see Geordie athletics legend & now sports TV commentator Steve Cram running against Said Aquita in the 1500 Metres. Described by many as the best ever 1500m race, both Aquita and Cram break the previous Steve Ovett world record time in a close finish with the lad from Jarrow just pinching …

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Geordie Sports Star Mike McLeod Takes On Brendan Foster

In this clip Geordie Sporting Legend Mike McLeod is seen winning against another Geordie sports legend, Brendan Foster in the 1978 5000M Commonwealth Trials.

Brendan Foster MBE – Athletics

Brendan Foster of Gateshead Harriers is one of our most successful Geordie athletic stars. In this rare video of Brendan Foster, is seen running against fellow Geordie runner Mike Mcleod in a Commonwealth qualifier.