Great North Run 2018

Thousands of people are lacing up their trainers to take on the world's biggest half marathon. More than 57,000 are taking on the iconic 13.1 mile route from Newcastle to South Shields. Mo Farah will once again go for the top spot in the mens elite race.

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Sunderland marathon runner Aly Dixon finishes 11th

Aly Dixon on the right Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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.

Congratulations Aly!

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