Great North 10k launch

Charities came together to launch the Great North 10k. It will take place on 23rd June and 5,000 people are expected to take part.

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10k run plans unveiled

Details will be revealed this morning about this year's Great North 10k Run.

Thousands of people take part in the event, which has been staged since 2009.

This year's run will take place on Sunday 23rd June, on the final day of the Gateshead European Athletics Championships.

The course will take in some of the best known sights on Tyneside before finishing at Gateshead International Stadium.

2012 Great North 10k Run Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

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