Samaritan’s runners triumph in a record Great North half marathon
Nearly 100 runners took part in the Great North Run for Samaritans on Sunday 10 September.
The 96 runners raised a record amount - more than £38,000 - by completing the half marathon course around Newcastle.
The run was won by Olympic champion Mo Farah who led the field of around 57,000 people from all over the country.
I still can't believe that I completed the Great North Run, something I thought I would never be able to do!
- Samaritans runner Jordan Brown
Picture caption: Streets ahead: Some Samaritans runners get ready to take part in the Great North Run; photo provided by Tyneside Samaritans
For further information, please contact Samaritans’ press office on 020 8394 8300 or email@example.com.
- Whatever you’re going through, you can call Samaritans for free any time from any phone on 116 123 (this number is FREE to call and will not appear on your phone bill), or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.samaritans.org to find details of your nearest branch.
- It’s the public’s kind donations and more than 20,000 trained volunteers that mean Samaritans is always there for anyone struggling to cope. Find out how you can support us: http://www.samaritans.org/support-us