Shiny costumes dedicated to the Queen during this year’s Great North Run
A selection of brilliant costumes dedicated to Her Majesty The Queen are on the agenda for this year’s Great North Run.
Colorful costumes paying homage to the Queen dominated many of the costumes on the start line of the showpiece event on Sunday.
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So far a minute’s silence has been observed with thousands of runners falling silent at the start line in Newcastle.
At around 10.42am, the runners were seen mourning the loss of the Queen as just a handful waved to the camera out of respect.
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We’re there and here’s just a selection of the photos so far…