Mo Farah has won the men's elite race in the Great North Run to get a record sixth year.
Four-time Olympic winner Farah, 36, was pushed hard by Tamirat Tola, but proved too powerful in the final 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 in 1 hour and 39 minutes, seven minutes behind Farah, tola, grabbed the line 42 seconds before the third-placed Abdi Nageeye of Holland.
Where he will look to improve his very own record farah's next race will be the Chicago marathon on October 13.
In the women's elite race, a course record was put by the Brigid Kosgei of Kenya and broke the world half marathon record.
The Charlotte Purdue of britain was in the third quickest time set by a British athlete with 10 minutes , eight minutes and one hour.
David Weir and Jade Hall won the men's and women's wheelchair races.

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