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The River Tyne - A Big River

The Great North Run (GNR) has been, come, & gone for yet another year.  Starting with humble beginnings, this year the GNR clocked up a remarkable historic milestone – the first ever running event to reach it’s  699 more words

Personal Growth

Two Years On

In Which I Compare Stats And Stuff

Last week was the Great North Run (I didn’t do it. See my Great North Run post from two years ago for reasons why.) That means it’s two years since I ran the Great North Run (but I kinda just said that) and that was my first ever 1/2 marathon. 357 more words

Get Me To The Brandenburg On Time

Runners are always looking for that next iconic run it seems, so hot on the heels of the Great North Run here’s experienced marathon runner Joel Harrison telling us all about the… 329 more words

One down, thirteen to go

Tonight marks the first stretch of our journey towards completing the world’s most-famous half marathon. And you know what? It wasn’t at all as bad as were imagining. 407 more words

CAFOD supporters in Hexham & Newcastle take on Great North Run

Eighteen CAFOD supporters from the Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle ran in this year’s Great North Run to fundraise for CAFOD’s work.

See how you can join Team CAFOD >> 351 more words

CAFOD Hexham & Newcastle

Lessons Learned: GNR2014 Review

On my run this weekend I got knocked off my horse. I’ve never felt anything like it, especially not since I’ve been a regular runner.  The Great North Run 2014 turned out to be not so great for me.  2,454 more words


Race Report: Great North Run 2014 (I Am Made Of Every Stranger Who Cheered My Name)

Now, get a cup of tea and settle in, because this is a long one (and it comes with a soundtrack).

There was only one word to describe the North East this weekend: 2,256 more words