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Run Geordie Run Mark Allison lands back in Newcastle

7 January 2014 Last updated at 08:50 GMT

Charity runner Mark Allison has arrived back in the North East after his 2,400-mile trek across Australia.

Mr Allison, known as Run Geordie Run, landed at Newcastle International Airport on Monday having raised almost £50,000 for good causes.

The 42-year-old had reached Shellharbour on Australia's Pacific coast at 23:50 GMT on Saturday.