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Claire Lomas Wins Pride of Sport Award Fundraiser Claire Lomas MBE has won a Daily Mirror Pride of Sport Award for her awe-inspiring Great North Run when she walked the world’s biggest half marathon over five days. Massive Total Recorded On Simplyhealth Great Run Day More than 1.5million miles of activity was clocked up by more than a quarter of a million people including many who signed up for the initiative, which encouraged people to be part of the UK’s most active weekend Great Stride Forward For Simplyhealth Great North Run Figures released following Sunday’s Simplyhealth Great North Run have shown the event has grown further in popularity and stature in 2017 A Record-Breaking Simplyhealth Great North Run Weekend The world's biggest half marathon got even bigger after a record amount of people took part in the Simplyhealth Great North Run at the end of a top-class weekend of sporting action Mo And Mary Seal Simplyhealth Great North Run Victory Mo Farah became the first British man to win four Simplyhealth Great North Runs on a day where Mary Keitany ran the fourth quickest women’s time in the event’s 37-year history to take her third title When Matt Hadden Met Sir Mo Farah Sir Mo Farah surprised terminally ill Matt Hadden who is taking on the Simplyhealth Great North Run for Maggie's Centre Newcastle, a cancer centre where he spends time Sir Mo Planning To End 2017 On A High Sir Mo Farah is looking forward to ending his 2017 season by competing in Sunday’s Simplyhealth Great North Run Stage Set For 37th Simplyhealth Great North Run The Simplyhealth Great North Run, the world’s biggest half marathon, will once again welcome 57,000 participants to the North-East of England for the annual celebration of running which forms the pinnacle of a weekend of top-class athletics action Robertsons' Twin Great North Run Ambition The fastest twins in the half marathon will bid to become the first New Zealand winner of the Simplyhealth Great North Run Father-Daughter Duo Continue Running Legacy A father and daughter from Consett are running the Simplyhealth Great North Run together in honour of their running history.