Great North Run 2012

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Duration: 4 hours

Sue Barker introduces live coverage of the Great North Run, the world's biggest and most famous half-marathon. The prestigious event always attracts top-quality runnersbut the race is not just about the elite runners; around 50,000 others will be pounding the 13.1-mile route from Newcastle to South Shields, many raising money for good causes.


Sue Barker
Matt Griffiths


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