Athletes made full use of the great theatre of jumping on the Quayside at the Great North CityGames
GREAT NORTH CITYGAMES PLAYS TO ITS STRENGTHS AS THE MORE UNUSUAL EVENTS STAND OUT FOR THE SUBSTANTIAL WATCHING CROWDS
THE BEAUTY of the CityGames concept is the chance to repackage athletics slightly, to show it off in a different light and to take things away from the norm. In the natural amphitheatre provided by the Newcastle-Gateshead setting on the banks of the Tyne, it was the quirkier events which stood out as the Simplyhealth Great North Run weekend began in fine style.
Ameer Webb: American pips Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake to victory in the men’s 150m