A fitting tribute to Mike Neville, the man who fired the starting gun at the very first Great North Run in 1980.Read the full story ›
The mastermind of the world's biggest half marathon has officially started the race for the first time since it began in 1980.
Brendan Foster had the honour of firing the starting gun to set the 57,000 runners on their way.
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.
Sunderland born olympic marathon runner Aly Dixon has finished the Great North Run in eighth place.
The 38-year old crossed the finish line in a time of 1 hour 12 minutes.
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.
Runners take on the 13.1 mile route from Newcastle to South Shields seafront. Are you running? send your start and finish line photos.Read the full story ›
Sunderland's Olympic marathon star Aly Dixon tells us her last minute tips for those tackling the Great North Run this weekendRead the full story ›
Ben Forster from Denton Burn in Newcastle who was left with a broken neck and back following a devastating football accidentRead the full story ›
Former hostage Terry Waite, who has dedicated his life to helping others, opened a charity providing bedrooms for homeless people today.Read the full story ›
Both Northumbria Police and his family say they are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.Read the full story ›