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Ramaala returns for Bupa Great North Run

Hendrick Ramaala two-times the champion and runner-up last

year will chase a third title at the BUPA Great North Run on Sunday.

The 33-year-old South African winner of the 1997 race and again two

years ago, has made a late entry for what promises to a superfast

13.1miles road race from Newcastle to South Shields. Ramaala the

reigning New York City marathon champion, will again go head-to-head

with Dejene Berhanu who 12 months ago in brilliant style became the

GNR's first-ever winner from Ethiopia.

Berhanu with a pulsating run, ran the fastest half

marathon performance ever witnessed on British soil with a winning time

of 59:37 minutes.Now the pair are set for what looks being