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Our favourite tweets about the Great East Run

PUBLISHED: 20:00 16 September 2018

The Great East Run
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2018

The Great East Run Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2018

Archant 2017

Attendees of the Great East Run tweeted about how proud they are and pictures with their medals - have we included yours?

The most impressive tweet of the day was by Twitter user James Cooper who revealed his 79-year-old dad had done the Great East Run in a wheel chair.

What makes this even more remarkable is the fact James’ Dad, David, also has Motor Neurones Disease.

Twitter user Paul Deacon took to Twitter to congratulate Callum on completing his first ever half marathon.

Callum, who was fund raising for MIND, can be seen holding his medal proudly.

Dave Shaw shared sweet pictures of him and his family on their way to the highly anticipated race.

Excitement is kicking in with big smiles all round.

MP Sandy Martin took part in the race to raise money for the homeless.

It was his first ever half marathon and the first time he had ran more than five miles in his life.

Amy Butler tweeted her proud she was of Craig who took part in the Great East Run.

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