Tag: Great North Run

The Great North Run goes Virtual

THE Great North Run has been cancelled for the first time in 40 years, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. On September 13, 2020 more than 55,000 runners were set to take part in the famous North East half marathon. Following government guidelines, event organisers announced the cancellation of the event […]

Tanya’s #GreatNorthStory: “I’m running to raise money for the children of our fallen heroes who’s pain is for a lifetime.”

In two days thousands of people will arrive in Newcastle to run the Great North Run’s 13.1 mile course. Tanya Porter is one of those individuals who will be pounding the pavements of the city and South Shields. The 37-year-old will be making the trip to the North East to raise money for […]