Great Britain's Shelly Woods won the women's wheelchair race at the Great North Run with a time of 54 minutes 28 seconds.
She spoke to us about the challenge that the weather had posed with the course and her dream to one day clinch the course record.
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2,000 children from more than 100 primary schools flocked to Sandhaven at South Shields for the annual Sandcastle Challenge.
Sunderland is set to welcome the world famous Tall Ships race in July 2018. Now, it has been given the honour of starting the race.