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Hundreds take part in 10k Run on Tyneside

Crossing the finishing line at Whitley Bay. Credit: ITV News

Hundreds of runners have crossed the finishing line at Whitley Bay after taking part in the North Tyneside 10k Run event on Easter Sunday.

It is not yet known how many people competed, or ran for charity, but organisers said 2,000 people had registered to take part.

An energetic start to Easter Sunday. Credit: ITV News

The route started at the Parks Sports Centre in North Shields before heading down to the Fish Quay, up a challenging climb to Tynemouth Priory and Castle, a dash along a stretch of coastline before finishing in the shadow of St. Mary's Lighthouse.

Hope there's a chocolate egg waiting for these guys - they deserve it! Credit: ITV News

Two years on - do you know this woman?

Woman wanted in connection with alleged racist incident. Credit: Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police has issued cctv pictures of a woman they want to speak to in connection with an alleged racist incident outside a pub almost two years ago.

It happened at Manhattens, formerly The Steam Elephant, on Wallsend High Street.

A second cctv picture of the woman. Credit: Northumbria Police

A door supervisor was subjected to racial abuse by people he had ejected.

A man, 30, has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated fear or provocation of violence and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

This is what the woman looked like two years ago. Credit: Northumbria Police

The incident happened in the summer of 2012. Anyone who recognises the woman in the images is asked to contact police quoting reference 12099S/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Starters orders for North Tyneside 10k Run

Runners taking part in last year's event. Credit: visitnorthtyneside.com

Over 2000 runners are expected to take part in the annual North Tyneside 10k Road Race this morning.

The route of the Easter Sunday run starts at the Parks Sports Centre in North Shields before heading down to the historic Fish Quay, and then up a challenging climb to Tynemouth Priory and Castle.

Runners will then take a scenic route along a stretch of coastline before finishing in the shadow of St. Mary's Lighthouse.

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