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Couple to tie the knot before Great North Run

Tracy Young and Nik Lamont will tie the knot at the Great North Museum Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

A couple from County Durham will marry shortly before taking part in the Great North Run.

Tracy Young and Nik Lamont will marry at the Great North Museum before running the 13.1 mile race.

Tracy Young and Nik Lamont will marry before taking part in the race Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Farah starts Great North 5k

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah starts the Great North 5k Credit: North News

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has launched the Great North 5k on the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside.

The 32-year-old, who recently won both the 5,000m and 10,000m at the World Championships in China, fired the starting gun and jogged the 5k course.

Farah is competing in the Great North Run on Sunday.

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Watch: A runner's-eye-view ahead of the Great North Run

This year's Great North Run is only a few days away. As Tyneside gears up for more than 57,000 runners to pound across the Tyne Bridge on their way to South Shields, here's a very quick glimpse of what they'll see as they cross the river.

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