Jacob Kiplimo and Hellen Obiri streak to victory in Great North Run

The world record holder Jacob Kiplimo became the first Ugandan man to win the Great North Run while Hellen Obiri defended her title.

The 21-year-old reigning world half-marathon champion left a world-class field in his wake in his first appearance at the event, having built up a 32-second lead by the 12-mile mark.

He crossed the line in 59:33, 66…

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