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Mark Allison, known as Run Geordie Run, popped into the ITV Tyne Tees studio just hours after his return to Newcastle, to tell Ian and Helen about his gruelling 2,300 mile run across Australia.
He raised almost £50,000 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children's Foundation.
Watch the full interview here:
Mark Allison, known as Run Geordie Run, has arrived back at Newcastle International Airport, after his Australian adventure.
He ran more than 2,300 miles in 82 days to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children's Foundation.
Mark Allison, known as Run Geordie Run, has spoken of his "82 days of mental and physical torture" as he ran across Australia in his latest epic challenge.
He said it was only the thought of the charities he was raising money for that kept him going.
Hear what he says here:
Minutes after touching down at Newcastle International Airport, Mark Allison described his epic journey across Australia, which raised £50,000 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children's Foundation.
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The first picture of Mark Allison - Run Geordie Run - after touching down at Newcastle International Airport.
On Sunday Mark ended his 2,000+ run from Perth to the East Coast of Australia, raising money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children's Foundation.
Northumbria Police has released plans for crowd control ahead of next months Tyne-Wear derby.
It has been confirmed that kick-off time will be at 12.45pm on Saturday 1 February.
Northumbria Police have been working with Newcastle and Sunderland football clubs to make sure fans arrive and leave the game safely and reduce the risk of disorder.
Away fans attending the match will travel to and from St James' Park on free supporter coaches provided by SAFC, which will include pick-up points.
Endurance runner Run Geordie Run is set to return home to the North East today after running across Australia.
Mark Allison from Blyth has spent the last 82 days running across Australia to raise money for The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and The Children's Foundation.
He is due to return to a hero's at Newcastle Airport later this morning.
Ultra distance runner Mark Allison filmed himself finishing a gruelling challenge run across Australia.
Mark, known as Run Geordie Run, reached the East Coast around midnight UK time after running more than 40 miles a day for 82 days.
He said: "I’m exhausted. My feet are in bits but this ocean feels fantastic.
"I’m going to enjoy a nice rest now."
Alan Shearer has congratulated endurance runner Mark Allison after tracking his progress across Australia.
The former footballer is a patron of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, one of the charities Mark, known as Run Geordie Run, was running for.
He has now raised more than £50,000 for the charity and the Children's Foundation.
Shearer said it was an "awesome achievement."
An endurance runner from Blyth said thinking about his family helped him in the final push to the finish of his 82-day ultra marathon across Australia.
Mark Allison, known as Run Geordie Run, dipped his toes in the Pacific Ocean at ShellHarbour, New South Wales this morning (local time) after running 2,383 miles.
He said: “I’m exhausted. My feet are in bits but this ocean feels fantastic.
"I’m going to enjoy a nice rest now.
“Again, I finished this run with my mum and dad and my brother in mind. This one’s for them.
"It’s been incredibly tough. But I made it.”