North East return for Gateshead's Richard Kilty

Gateshead Harrier Richard Kilty will be talking to keen young runners and putting them through their paces at Gateshead Cleveland Hall Centre ahead of this year's Great North CityGames.

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Young athletes have been getting a coaching session from one of our Commonweath and European Championship heroes.

Stockton sprinter Richard Kilty was in Gateshead this morning putting the would-be runners through their paces. The 24-year-old won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last month and gold at the European Championships in Zurich last weekend.

He has spoken to ITV Tyne Tees about his hopes for next year's European Indoors and the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

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Richard Kilty returns to the North East

Richard Kilty, Ashleigh Nelson and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey celebrate after both the Men and Women win the 4x100m relays during the 2014 European Athletics Championships Credit: Adam Davy/PA

Gateshead Harrier Richard Kilty will be talking to keen young runners and putting them through their paces at Gateshead Cleveland Hall Centre ahead of this year's Great North CityGames.

Richard is back in the North East following his European gold medal and men's 4x400m team triumph on the final day with James Ellington, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and Adam Gemili.

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