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'Bionic woman' describes tough Great North Run

Claire Lomas reaches the finishing line of the Great North Run. Credit: ITV News

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 explains his Alan Shearer tribute

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 giving a Shearer tribute Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Watch: Mo Farah crossing the line to win elite race

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.

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