Many thanks

I am writing to offer my congratulations to all of the amazing runners who made the Great North Run such a huge success.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 9:07 am
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 3:45 pm

I especially want to say a massive well done and thank you to the 310 brave runners who ran in Team Diabetes UK.

Their efforts will help us to fund vital research, campaign on key issues, and offer education and support to more people who are living with diabetes.

Tens of thousands of people took part in the world famous 13.1-mile run.

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I would also like to thank the Team Diabetes UK supporters who were out in force to cheer their heroes to the finish line.

Diabetes is a serious condition but the right support at the right time helps people to manage it and live long, healthy lives.

If the runners from Team Diabetes UK have inspired you to take on a fundraising challenge of your own, whether running, cycling, swimming or walking, visit to see how you can get involved and raise vital funds for this fantastic cause.

Lara Dobson,

Area Fundraising Manager,

Diabetes UK,