Run second to none.I TRAVELLED to my native North East for my fifth Great North Run last Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week. and just wanted to share my thoughts.
The support on the route is fantastic. The people of the North East really embrace this run as their own.
There is a lot of criticism levelled at the Great North Run as being expensive and overcrowded o·ver·crowd
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To cause to be excessively crowded: a system of consolidation that only overcrowded the classrooms. but despite this I believe it is a great celebration of local culture.
I love the enthusiasm of the local people who are taking part, shouting encouragement or providing oranges and ice lollies. Thanks also to the Newcastle Hash House Harriers This article
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JILL STOCKS (via email).