PART of the fun of the Great North Run is spotting the celebrities among the thousands of elite and fun runners.
And there were plenty on show at the start line in Newcastle today.
The race was started by GB athlete Christine Ohuruogu and Ashes-winning cricketer Graeme Swann.
Actor Tony Audenshaw from TV soap Emmerdale was also happy to pose for pictures, as was pop star Mel C of the Spice Girls.
Eagle-eyed spectators will alao have spotted TV and radio football pundit Robbie Savage and Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley.
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