Wearside marathon runner Aly Dixon finished 11th in the Elite Women's race at the Great North Run 2018.
The 39-year-old crossed the finish line in a time of 1 hour and 15 minutes.
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Sir Mo Farah has claimed a record fifth successive win at the Great North Run.
The 35-year-old raced along the South Shields seafront to cross the finish line in a time of 59 minutes and 26 seconds.
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Newcastle have completed the signing of West Brom striker Salomon Rondon on a season-long loan deal, with Dwight Gayle moving in the other direction as part of the agreement.
Rondon, 28, scored seven Premier League goals last season as the Baggies dropped out of the top-flight.
He will now link up with Rafael Benitez's Newcastle, with Gayle heading to the Hawthorns on loan for the campaign in return.
Venezuela international Rondon becomes Benitez's sixth summer recruit, following on from the signings of Martin Dubravka, Kenedy, Yoshinori Muto, Fabian Schar and Ki Sung-yeung.
Announcing the news on their official website, Newcastle's statement claimed Rondon was Benitez's "number one transfer target" this summer.
"I am delighted to sign Salomon," the Newcastle boss said.
"When we were looking for options up front, we knew how important experience would be. Salomon has been in the Premier League for a while and he knows how demanding it is."
An agreement has been formalised between the Magpies and Muto’s current club, FSV Mainz 05, and the player has undergone a medical.Read the full story ›