'Bionic' woman starts Great North Run
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'Bionic' woman Claire Lomas starts Great North Run

A woman, who is paralysed from the chest down after a riding accident, has set off on her challenge to complete the Great North Run.

Claire Lomas, 36, from Leicestershire, is wearing a "bionic" suit and aims to complete three miles a day.

She hopes to finish on Sunday when all the other competitors will be taking on the famous half-marathon route from Newcastle to South Shields.

  • 07 Sep 2016