Sir Mo Farah made history today.
He won the Great North Run for the record breaking fifth time and for a fifth-consecutive year.
Followed by around 57,000 fun runners and fundraisers, million will be raised for chosen causes and charities.
The race, which began in 1981, was founded by Brendan Foster, who got the idea earlier in his athletics career:
Brendan tells Sun FM that the people running and those who cheer them on make the event what it is:
— Northumbria Police (@northumbriapol) September 9, 2018
Some of the amazing runners for the Chloe&Liam Together Forever Trust 💗💙💗💙 pic.twitter.com/U9pTuCU2F7
— chloeandliamtft (@chloeandliam24t) September 9, 2018
And they’re off!!! 🎉
— Sun FM (@1034SunFM) September 9, 2018