Mo Farah made history by winning the Great North run for the third time in a row. He crossed the finish line at 01:00:04, finishing 8 seconds ahead of Dathan Ritzenhein. Emmanuel Bett (01:01:22) made notched third place.
In the women’s race, Vivian Cheruiyot finished first in 01:07:54 . Priscah Jeptoo earned runner-up honors with a time of 01:07:55Finishing third was Tirunesh Dibaba (01:08:04).
The next edition of the Great North Run will be on September 10, 2017.