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17 June 2020, 10am

60,000 runners set to take part

World’s biggest half marathon cancels

The biggest half marathon in the world, the Great North Run in Newcastle, UK has been cancelled.

Scheduled for 13 September the 40th edition of the race had already received 60,000 entries and was set to become the largest running event ever held in Great Britain.

The organisers also cancelled the Great Manchester Run which normally attracts 30,000 runners. It had earlier been postponed from May to 6 September.

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