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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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Red Arrows Tribute At Bupa Great North Run

The widow of a Red Arrows pilot Jon Egging who was killed in a display last month watched as the Red Arrows flew over the Great North Run start line and in the second video we see an emotional “missing man” formation flyby in honour of her late husband Jon. Emma went on to complete the 2011 Great North Run, …

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The Great North Run 2011 – Thirty One Geordie Years In The Making

The 31st Great North Run from Newcastle Upon Tyne to South Shields which was first won by Geordie sportsman Mike Mcleod in 1981 is taking place on Sunday 18/09/11 & we would like to wish all the runners well. Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie who won the elite men’s 2010 Great North Run will not be taking …

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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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