Fifth Great North CityGames On The Quayside

14 September 2013, 05:53

Athletes from around the world will gather on the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside for the fifth Great North CityGames.

This year for the first time the event will be an individual, as opposed to team competition, featuring some of the most recognisable names athletes from across the globe.

Taking place on a unique, purpose built track in the heart of the city, the exciting format lets spectators get up close to the action.

Last year crowds of over 25,000 watched performances from some of the most recognisable names in international sport - including Team GB's Double Olympic Champion Mo Farah, GB Olympic Champion Greg Rutherford, and Olympic Champion,Christian Taylor of the USA.

This year, athletes such as the current world 400 metre champion Christine Ohuruogu and Paralympic 100m champion Jonnie Peacock will be taking part.

Timetable

10:00 | Pole Vault - Men
13:10 | 100m Hurdles - Women
13:15 | Long Jump - Men
13:18 | Bupa Great North 1 Mile - Women
13:28 | 150m - Men
13:34 | 100m - Women
13:43 | Bupa Great North 1 Mile - Men
13:56 | IPC T43/44 100m - Men
14:05 | 110m Hurdles - Men
14:12 | 100m - Men
14:22 | 150m - Women

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