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A woman who completed the Great North Run using a revolutionary bionic suit has been describing her 'huge relief' at reaching the finishing line.
Claire Lomas, who is paralysed from the chest down, completed the course over five days.
At the end, Claire revealed she is expecting her second child.
Today she told ITV Tyne Tees news how the support of onlookers was vital in the final stages of her walk.
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Mo Farah approached the finishing line of the Great North Run with one arm in the air and explained later that it was a tribute to the former Newcastle United footballer, Alan Shearer.
Shearer, one of the greats of North East football, used to make the same gesture when he scored a goal.
Hear his news conference below:
Mo Farah has won a record third Great North Run in a row, in his first event since winning two gold medals in the Rio Olympics.
He pulled away from American Dathan Ritzenhein in the last mile.
Watch him cross the line:
Scotland's Mark Telford won the men's wheelchair race.
Mo Farah has won the elite men's race at the Great North Run in a time of 1 hour and four seconds.
The Kenyan long distance runner Vivian Cheruiyot has won the women's race at the Great North Run.
She held off a challenge from her fellow Kenyan, Rita Jeptoo.
Claire Lomas, known as the 'Bionic Woman, has been describing the moment she crossed the finishing line of the Great North Run after five days.
She was paralysed from the chest down in a riding accident in 2007 and is able to walk using a so-called bionic suit.
She began her journey on Wednesday, travelling three miles a day.
Watch her cross the line and see her reaction: