Great North Run: See where and when to watch live BBC coverage as event goes ahead

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This year’s Great North Run is due to be broadcast on TV despite changes to the schedule after the death of the Queen.

Organisers confirmed on Friday that the main race between Newcastle and South Shields will go ahead as planned on Sunday, September 11.

And although, much of the BBC’s coverage has been devoted to the death of the Queen in recent days, viewers will still set to be able to watch the event live on the BBC.

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In will be broadcast on BBC Two with coverage, fronted by Gabby Logan, starting at 10am and continuing until 12.15pm.

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And according to the BBC’s website, people can also watch the event live on the BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app.

The Junior and Mini Great North Runs which were scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 10, were cancelled.

Race founder Sir Brendan Foster said the event would “lead the way” in honouring the Queen.

Some 60,000 people have entered.