Two runners who have been in every Great North Run since it began share their top tips for anyone taking on the race for the first time.
Double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah has been announced as the honorary starter of the Bupa Great North 5k.
Olympic and Paralympic heroes have spoken to ITV Tyne Tees about the BUPA Great North Run and how they admire those taking part.
More than 40,000 competitors, 13.1 miles, millions of pounds raised for charity, and one epic sprint finish made this year's Great North Run one to remember.
Sports correspondent Simon O'Rourke takes a look back at what made this year a truly great race.
Let the training begin! The next Great North Run will take place on 7th September 2014.
Great Britain's Shelly Woods won the women's wheelchair race at the Great North Run with a time of 54 minutes 28 seconds.
She spoke to us about the challenge that the weather had posed with the course and her dream to one day clinch the course record.
Ethiopia's Haile Gebrselassie has been enthusiastically describing his experience of running the course at the Great North Run.
The weather may not have been ideal for all but the runner wasn't phased and instead focused on the "beautiful" surroundings.
Tony Phoenix-Morrison from Hebburn - better known as Tony the Fridge - says the Great North Run will be his last race.
The 49 year old has become famous for running for charity with a 40kg fridge strapped to his back. He's just finished running the length of the country from John O'Groats to Land's End, carrying his fridge.
He spoke to us half way through today's run...
The elite women's Great North Run race was won by Priscah Jeptoo, who described the result as a surprise, but a good indication for her future racing prospects.