Wheelchair winner’s hat-trick of Great North Run successes

WHEELCHAIR WINNER ... Josh Cassidy celebrates winning the Wheelchair 2012 Bupa Great North Run.
WHEELCHAIR WINNER ... Josh Cassidy celebrates winning the Wheelchair 2012 Bupa Great North Run.

CANADIAN Josh Cassidy won his third Great North Run in today’s men’s wheelchair event by some distance.

He finished in a time of 43 minutes 18 seconds - a clear six minutes ahead of Britain’s Phil Hogg in second place, with Ross Low claiming third.

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