Olympic gold medallists Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford are among the stars from the London Games to take part in today's Great North CityGames.
Double Olympic champion Farah will run in a two mile international guest race, as athletes from Great Britain wcompete against the United States at NewcastleGateshead Quayside.
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