Thousands set for Great North Run weekend
12 September 2015
From the section Tyne & Wear
Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah took to the pitch at St James’ Park on Friday for a Great North Run launch event
Thousands of people are set to flock to Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides for the first part of the Great North Run weekend.
About 6,000 youngsters will take part in the Mini and Junior Great North Run later, with a Great North 5k (3.1 miles) also being staged.
Elite athletes will be in attendance for the Great North City Games, including long jump world champion Greg Rutherford.
A crowd of 25,000 is …read more
Source:: BBC world news feed