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The Great North Run in September 2018

The Great North Run is the largest half marathon in the world in terms of entry, with a route from Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields.

Great North Run finisher

 Many thanks to all those who supported
the British Heart Foundation
by sponsoring my
Great North Run.

It was a fantastic experience!

British Heart Foundation

Registration day in Gateshead

Tahni and Neil at the Great North CityGames in Gateshead

Tahni and Neil at the Great North CityGames in Gateshead

Tahni and the Tyne Bridge

Tahni and the Tyne Bridge

Gateshead Millenium Bridge illuminated

Gateshead Millenium Bridge illuminated

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The Tyne Bridge illuminated

The Tyne Bridge illuminated

Race day

Neil and Tahni before heading to the starting area on the A617(M)

Neil and Tahni before heading to the starting area on the A617(M)

The start of the Great North Run

The start of the Great North Run
Sir Mo Farah is on the left, and we are on the right (about 500m back!)

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I'm on my way

I'm on my way

The Tyne Bridge and rainbow

The Tyne Bridge and rainbow - we had a brief spell of refreshing drizzle

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Here come the Red Arrows!  #GreatNorthRun  #GNR2018
— BBC Get Inspired (@bbcgetinspired) September 9, 2018

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Me crossing the Tyne Bridge

Me crossing the Tyne Bridge
(Look bottom right)

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Passing the 10k mark

Passing the 10k mark

The finish line is in sight

The finish line is in sight

Crossing the finishing line

Crossing the finishing line

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My finisher's photo

My finisher's photo

The Great North Run Medal

The Great North Run Medal


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