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 part, while Berhane Adere who won the elite women’s race in 2010 and 2006 is lookingfor her third win in the Worlds greatest half marathon.
- The 2011 elite mens race was won by Martin Mathathi of Kenya
- The 2011 elite womens race was won by Lucy Kabuu of Kenya
- The 2011 womens wheelchair race was won for the third time (first in 2005, then in 2010) by Shelley Woods of Great Britain.
- The 2011 mens wheelchair race was won for the first time by Josh Cassidy of Canada
View all 2011 Great North Run Results