Students and staff from TyneMet College have been running the Sport Relief Mile in order to raise money for charity.

Ben Henderson, who is studying the Public Services Extended Diploma at level 3, set the best time by running the distance in 5 minutes and 58 seconds. Meanwhile, Claire Tallentyre set the fastest time for a female student, completing the mile in 7 minutes and 12 seconds.

Chris Bunten, flex fitness gym manager and strength and conditioning coach at TyneMet College, said: “The staff and students at TyneMet were delighted to be able to support and promote Sport Relief and we are very pleased to have raised the amazing amount of £150 to donate to the charity.”