Jeff Hordley joined many of his fellow Emmerdale stars taking part in the BUPA Great North Run. The actor, who plays Cain Dingle in the rural ITV soap, was part of a team of TV celebrities helping to raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma research.
Olympic and Paralympic heroes have spoken to ITV Tyne Tees about the BUPA Great North Run and how they admire those taking part.
From Team GB to The Only Way Is Essex, celebrities are taking to Twitter to say 'good luck' to runners.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah started the race