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The organisers of the Great North Run have revealed that over £250m has now been raised by runners for good causes since the start of the event in 1981.
Over 41,000 people took part in the famous run yesterday, which is the highest number yet.
Together, they raised a total of £21m for charities this year.
Tracey Crammond, from Darlington, became the one millionth runner to finish the world-famous race.
Tony "the Fridge" Pheonix-Morrison has completed another gruelling event this weekend, running the Great North 24-Hour Endurance Challenge Run, in aid of cancer research.
He ran the route of the Great North Run four times, before joining the main event today.
He told ITV Tyne Tees that it would be his last Great North Run, and that the crowds have been wonderful:
Mo Farah has claimed first place in the elite men's event, crossing the line at South Shields with a personal best time of 60 minutes and 1 second.
Kenyan distance runner Mary Keitany has won the women's elite event at the Great North Run, with a finishing time of 65 minutes, 39 seconds.
Britain's Gemma Steel claimed second place.
British Paralympic athlete Shelly Woods was first across the finish line in the women's wheelchair event, with a time of 50'34".