Former Sunderland player Micky Horswill, and former Newcastle player Malcolm Macdonald, are supporting ex Middlesbrough player Bernie Slaven as he raises money for diabetes.
Bernie is going to run the New York half marathon in the shirt belonging to the club whose fans donate the most.
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Remaining windy and mostly cloudy with further outbreaks of rain which will be persistent over the Pennines