Cockermouth runner: "My dad is my hero"

Gemma Carter from Cockermouth is just one of the runners taking part in this weekend's Great North Run.

She is running the race to raise money for a charity that supports people with Motor Neurone Disease - like her father - to help find a cure.

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Region's runners at GNR

Tens of thousands of runners from our region are getting ready to take part in this weekend's Great North Run.