Check out these charity champions from the Shields Gazette archives.
Check out these charity champions from the Shields Gazette archives.

Bananas, bandits and Buzz Lightyear! 9 photos of the brilliant fancy dress outfits you have worn in the Great North Run

Fancy that! You lot certainly know how to have fun when you tackle the Great North Run.

You have dressed as everything from bandits to bananas and superheroes to Shakespearean characters for 13-miles of gruelling running.

It’s all been in the name of charity and we have loved getting you on camera as you headed round the course in years gone by.

Now, as the iconic race gets ready to return to South Shields on September 11, take a look at the outfits you have donned over the years.

It’s a veritable feast of fancy dress photos!

And get in touch if you’ve got a wacky costume ready for this year’s race.

Now, as the iconic race gets ready to return to South Shields on September 11, take a look at the outfits you have donned over the years.

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