11 fantastic photos of Great North 10k runners taking over Newcastle City Centre

Organised by the same team as the Great North Run, the 10k race took place on Sunday.

The weekend saw 6,000 runners take over Newcastle’s city centre as the Great North 10k took over Tyneside.

Starting on the Central Motorway near the Town Moor, the route saw runners follow the first three kilometres of the Great North Run before a u turn on the Gateshead side of the Tyne Bridge and returning into the city.

Participants were cheered on by thousands of spectators as well as on-course entertainment.

Next year’s Great North 10k has been announced for Sunday, July 6.

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