Advertisement

Run Geordie Run!

A North East fundraiser is jetting off today ahead of his latest challenge. Mark Allison, also known as Run Geordie Run, is planning to run across Australia. It's two years after a similar challenge he did in the USA.

View all 5 updates ›

Run Geordie Run's Oz challenge starts today

A North East fundraiser is setting off on his latest fundraising challenge today.

Mark Allison, also known as Run Geordie Run, is planning to run across Australia.

He'll begin in Perth today.

Mark hopes to run 2,600 miles to Sydney in just 70 days.

That's a gruelling 41 miles per day.

He is raising funds for the Children's Foundation and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.

More top news