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Perkins Great Eastern Run in Peterborough cancelled due to what is believed to have been a bomb threat

The Perkins Great Eastern Run has been cancelled this morning (October 13) due to a suspected bomb threat.

Race officials told runners - including Mercury news editor Suzanne Moon - that there had been a 'bomb threat' at mile 11.

Police have confirmed 'suspicious activity' had taken place. Read the latest update on this - police have issued a new statement.

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