Olympic athlete Christine Ohuruogu joined Graeme Swann to fire the starting gun in this year's Great North Run.
She spoke to ITV News about the pressure of getting the procedure right in front of 56,000 people.
Mo Farah has been pipped at the post in the Great North Run, finishing second behind Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele in a sprint finish.
Mo Farah has had to settle for second place, as Kenenisa Bekele won in a dramatic finish.
Mo Farah is now sitting in second place, as Kenenisa Bekele leads in the final stages of the race.
Kenenisa Bekele has caught back up with Haile Gebrselassie and Mo Farah, with the three running together at the head of the men's race.
Haile Gebrselassie and Mo Farah have begun to pull ahead of Kenenisa Bekele at around the 10km mark.
Ethiopian legends Kenenisa Bekele and Haile Gebrselassie are leading the field in the men's elite race together with Mo Farah.
Sutton's David Weir has won the wheelchair race at the Great North Run.
The starting pistol has been fired for the elite men's race in the Great North Run.
Mo Farah is taking part.
With poor weather set to affect conditions at the 2013 Great North Run between Newcastle and South Shields, hoodie-clad Olympic champion Mo Farah waits to start the race.