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THOUSANDS COMPLETE BIGGEST EVER GATESHEAD 10K Members of South Shields FC AND 200 Gurkhas were amongst the thousands of runners at the Simplyhealth Great North 10k today (9 July). North East's Biggest 10K Returns For the second year running, a record number of participants will take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead this weekend. Mum To Run North 10k To Fundraise For Son's Treatment Anna Wright's baby son Samuel was left severely brain damaged during birth. She is hoping to raise vital funds at the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to send him to America for revolutionary treatment to help him walk. Dad-To-Be Turns Life Around To Take On North 10k Andrew Brown contemplated taking his own life SEVEN times and will run the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to raise awareness about mental health issues after he turned his life around Katie Runs North 10k For Charity Set Up By Mum Trainee teaching assistant Katie Williamson will run the Simplyhealth Great North 10k to raise awareness about the neurological disorder she has. Her mum helped set up a charity to raise awareness about the condition in her name. SIMPLYHEALTH GREAT NORTH 10K FAMILY EVENTS SOLD OUT The family events, which are staged on the same day as the Simplyhealth Great North 10k, have now reached capacity. Mum Sets North 10k In Her Sights After Cancer Battle Debbie Conley has vowed to make a return to running by taking on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead after she was given the all-clear from breast cancer Julie Beats Breast Cancer And Sets Sights On North 10k Julie Cosgrove will run the Simplyhealth Great North 10k after she was diagnosed with breast cancer and made sure that she carried on exercising throughout her treatment. Dylan Takes on North 10k Family Run For Brave Sister Three-year-old Dylan, from South Shields, will take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Family Run with his mum Catherine, after baby Caitlin spent a month in special care following a traumatic birth in South Tyneside Hospital. The Mariners To Return To The Sporting Stage After a stunning victory at Wembley last month, South Shields FC will make a return to the sporting stage, at the North East’s biggest 10k running event.