The Great North Run will welcome round 60,000 athletes to the beginning line (Picture: Getty Images)The Great North Run is ready to happen on Sunday, with round 60,000 runners lining as much as race the 13.1 mile course from Newcastle Quayside throughout the north-east.
It can be significantly vital this yr because the final ever skilled race of Sir Mo Farah’s profession – with the 40-year-old aiming to place up a superb present in a race he has received six instances previously.
‘It’s going to be exhausting on Sunday,’ he advised Sky News.
‘I believe in direction of the tip it’s going to be very emotional; it at all times is in South Shields. It’s at all times packed the final couple of miles, however I believe no matter occurs whether or not I’m main or successful, it will likely be very emotional.’
If you wish to cheer on Sir Mo and the opposite runners, what time does it begin – and can the race be on TV?
What time does the Great North Run begin?
There are completely different begin instances for the race relying on which class runners are in.
The Elite Wheelchair race begins at 10.30am, the Elite Women (Women attire Here)’s race begins at 10.35am and the visually impared race will get underway at 10.37am.
The Elite Men and the primary lots wave (the orange wave) will start at 11am – whereas different waves will start the race after this in response to the time they’ve been allotted.
Runners can even be handled to the sight of a Red Arrows flypast over the Tyne Bridge at 11.35am.
The route begins on the Central Motorway in Newcastle and runs alongside the Tyne, ending at The Leas in South Shields.
How to observe the Great North Run on TV
Live protection of the Great North Run kicks off on BBC One on Sunday morning from 10am forward of the beginning of the primary race.
A highlights present will air afterward BBC Two at 5pm.
All eyes can be on Sir Mo Farah in his final ever skilled race (Picture: Getty Images)If you miss any of it, you’ll have the ability to catch up by way of the BBC iPlayer.
Coverage can be hosted by Gabby Logan, Jeanette Kwakye, JJ Chalmers and Aimee Fuller, with Steve Cram, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Paula Radcliffe offering commentary.
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