Run Geordie Run has been nominated for a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award for raising more than £200,000 over 20 years for charities in the North East.
In his latest feat, Mark Allison, 42, ran the entire width of Australia for the Sir Bobby Robson foundation and the Children's Foundation.
And today he revealed he has no intention of stopping.
Mark is currently 'risk assessing' his next challenge which will be his 'most physically demanding yet.'
He said he was pleasantly surprised to receive the nomination, and added: 'I can't thank everyone who has donated money in person but I am always amazed at the generosity people show and that's something I never take for granted.'
Minutes after touching down at Newcastle International Airport, Mark Allison described his epic journey across Australia, which raised £50,000 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children's Foundation.
See more on ITV Tyne Tees news on Monday at 1.55pm and 6pm.
Northumbria Police has released plans for crowd control ahead of next months Tyne-Wear derby.
It has been confirmed that kick-off time will be at 12.45pm on Saturday 1 February.
Northumbria Police have been working with Newcastle and Sunderland football clubs to make sure fans arrive and leave the game safely and reduce the risk of disorder.
Away fans attending the match will travel to and from St James' Park on free supporter coaches provided by SAFC, which will include pick-up points.
"Public safety and the welfare of supporters is our absolute priority and we've been working closely with the clubs, local authorities, supporters' groups and other partners.
"As ever, our priority is the safety of the supporters from both clubs as well as the wider public and together with partners we've carefully considered all aspects of managing this match, with this being one part of a much wider policing operation."
– Chief Superintendent Steve Neil, Northumbria Police