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Tyne and Wear Metro struggles to keep up with high demand from Great North Run

Credit: Nexus

High numbers of metro passengers as a result of the Great North Run is causing delays on the Metro lines.

Nexus which runs the service is urging travellers to remain patient.


Mo Farah does it again, claiming 4th Great North Run win in a row

Mo Farah Credit: PA

The man described as Great Britain's greatest ever athlete has done it once again.

Mo Farah has defended his title, claiming a 4th consecutive Great North Run win.

It is the runner's 5th win at the world's biggest half marathon.

It was a close call for Farah who left it until the 200 meter mark to break away from New Zealand runner Jake Robertson

Farah finished the race in a time of 1 hour and 6 seconds.

Red Arrows to fly high over Tyne Bridge

The Red Arrows flying over the Tyne Bridge has become an iconic image associated with the Great North Run.

Runners and spectators can expect them just after 11am.

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