Mo Farah has won the men’s elite race in the Great North Run for a record sixth consecutive year.
Four-time Olympic winner Farah, 36, was pushed hard by Tamirat Tola, but proved too powerful in the last mile for the Ethiopian to complete the 13.1-mile half marathon course in 59 minutes and 6 seconds.
Together with Britain’s Callum Hawkins coming home fourth, seven minutes behind Farah, tola, crossed the line 42 seconds ahead of Holland’s third-placed Abdi Nageeye.
Where he’ll look to improve on his European record farah’s next race is going to be the Chicago marathon on October 13.
From the women’s elite race, a new course record was set by the Brigid Kosgei of Kenya and it broke the world half marathon record.
The Charlotte Purdue of britain has been in the quickest time set by a female British athlete with eight minutes a single hour and 10 minutes.
Jade Hall and david Weir won the men’s and women’s wheelchair races respectively.
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