Runners from all corners of the world will find out today if they've secured one of 57,000 places for this year's Great North Run.Read the full story ›
We've been speaking to North East marathon runner Aly Dixon as many people make New Year fitness challengesRead the full story ›
Matt Hadden, who was surprised by Sir Mo Farah before the race and crossed the finish line last, has died at the age of 28.Read the full story ›
A record 43,127 people crossed the finishing line at this year's Great North Run - can you spot yourself among them?Read the full story ›
Matt Hadden was surprised by Sir Mo Farrah on Friday ahead of the Great North Run. He was the final person to cross the finish line.Read the full story ›
After getting engaged at the finish line of the 2016 event, Laura Cort and Christina Richter decided to return a year later to say 'I do'.Read the full story ›
A collection of runners who have crossed the finish line in this year's Great North Run. Well done to everyone, send us your photos.Read the full story ›
High numbers of metro passengers as a result of the Great North Run is causing delays on the Metro lines.
Nexus which runs the service is urging travellers to remain patient.
The crowds have cleared at Haymarket, Heworth and Pelaw. Queue time at South Shields returning to Newcastle is approximately 90 minutes.
Apologies for some trains being held at signals between Hebburn and South Shields. The pauses are to regulate power supply #GreatNorthRun
Where trains are briefly held up between stations don't worry, we will be back on the move within a few minutes #GreatNorthRun
There are delays of 20 minutes in the Coast area due to congestion caused by the Great North Run. We are working to clear the disruption.
A fitting tribute to Mike Neville, the man who fired the starting gun at the very first Great North Run in 1980.Read the full story ›
The mastermind of the world's biggest half marathon has officially started the race for the first time since it began in 1980.
Brendan Foster had the honour of firing the starting gun to set the 57,000 runners on their way.