Olympic champion Mo Farah on his marks for Great North Run 5k event

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.
Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.
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Double Olympic champion Mo Farah made sure the Great North Run weekend kicked off with a bang this morning.

The defending Great North Run champion fired the starters’ gun to launch the event’s 5k run on the Quayside.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

The 32-year-old, who recently struck double gold at the World Championships, in China will have plenty of energy left in the tank for tomorrow’s tilt at glory after jogging the course.

The weekend athletic extravaganza got underway in style yesterday, with Paralympic star David Weir clinching victory in the annual Tyne Tunnel 2k race in Jarrow.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.

Mo Farah attended the Morrisons Great North 5k in Newcastle today. The double world champion fired the starting gun and jogged the course ahead of his race at the Great North Run on Sunday.