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Run Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison begins his challenge to cross Australia

Mark Allison - "Run Geordie Run"

Blyth father-of-one Mark Allison - dubbed "Run Geordie Run" - is a charity distance runner who has most recently undertaken a 2,600-mile in Australia to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children’s Foundation. He has previously run across America for charity.

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison meets pupils from Dunn Street Primary School at the RVI

South Tyneside schoolchildren meet inspirational Run Geordie Run at charity evening

School pupils were delighted to meet their running hero, Mark Allison, when he was guest of honour at a charity's supporters' evening

Run Geordie Run fundraiser Mark Allison on his return to the North East

Run Geordie Run lands special Sport Newcastle award

42-year-old Mark Allison was handed a special award following his epic run across Australia raising money for two charities

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison and his fiance Donna Houghton

Run Geordie Run set for new challenge - getting married again

Fundraiser Mark Allison popped the question to girlfriend Donna Houghton after finishing his epic run across Australia

Run Geordie Run fundraiser Mark Allison on his return to the North East

Run Geordie Run gets a hero's welcome on return home

Fundraiser Mark Allison, better known as Run Geordie Run, returned to the North East yesterday after completing his run across Australia

Mark Allison aka Run Geordie Run celebrates finishing his epic run across Australia for the Bobby Robson Foundation and the Children's Foundation

Run Geordie Run flies homes after completing epic Australia run

Mark Allison runs into the Pacific Ocean as he finishes his coast-to-coast run of Australia for charity

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison with personal fitness trainer David Fairlamb

Run Geordie Run's epic challenge may go to the wire

Fundraiser Mark Allison may still be doing his charity Australian run just hours before he catches his flight home

Run Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison pictured in Cotteslow Beach, Western Australia.

Run Geordie Run fundraiser Mark Allison smashes £40,000 barrier

Heroic fundraiser Mark Allison has so far raised more than £40,700 with his epic Australian challenge which now has just days to go

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison during his epic Australian challenge

Charity runner Mark Allison starts his last leg of his race across Australia

Run Geordie Run fundraiser Mark Allison started the last part of his run across Australia on New Year's Day

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison during his epic Australian challenge updated

Run Geordie Run fundraiser Mark Allison determined to finish Austraila challange

Run Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison says he is determined to complete his across Australia

Mark Allison during his charity run across Australia

Run Geordie Run: 700 miles to go but Mark is finding it tough

Run Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison has 'only' 700 miles left to go but is finding it tough on his trek across Australia

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison during his epic Australian challenge

Run Geordie Run: Halfway point reached on Australian run

Run Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison is powering ahead with his gruelling 2,600-mile run across Australia

Mark Allison on his run across Australia

Run Geordie Run: Challenge getting ever tougher on Mark's feet

Fitness expert David Fairlamb gives an update on Run Geordie Run man Mark Allison and his 2,600-mile challenge running across Australia

Mark Allison during his charity run across Australia

Run Geordie Run continues with his epic adventure

Run Geordie Run Mark Allison bravely carries on with his Australian run for charity

Run Geordie Run charity fundraiser Mark Allison begins his challenge to cross Australia

Charity fundraiser Mark Allison begins run across Australia

Charity runner Mark Allison, better known as Run Geordie Run, begins his 2,600 mile challenge to cross Australia

Mark Allison, with Libby Nolan of The Children’s Foundation and Liz Luff of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Run Geordie Run sets off for Australian challenge

Run Geordie Run marathon man Mark Allison will cover 2,600 miles in 70 days for charity as he treks across Australia

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