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Running miles down the aisle: Couple tie the knot at Great North Run finish line

Laura Cort and Christina Richter Credit: North News

A couple have run miles down the aisle to tie the knot at the Great North Run finish line.

After getting engaged at the finish line of the 2016 event, the couple decided to return a year later to say 'I do'.

Laura Cort and Christina Richter Credit: North News

Laura Cort, 44, who is originally from Peterlee in County Durham has married American marathon runner Christina Richter, 48 on the South Shields beach front. Before the women could take their vows they had 13.1 miles to tackle.

The happy couple finished in a time of 2 hours 56 minutes.

Laura Cort and Christina Richter Credit: North News
Congratulations Laura and Christina! Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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