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Running Mums To Make Their 10K Debuts This Mum Can Fitness was launched by Sale entrepreneur Becca Broadbent in October last year, and the personal trainer has recruited a score of women to take part in the 10k event on Sunday, 28 May. Jenna Takes On Marathon Challenge In Mum's Memory Jenna Maudlin, from Dundee, has signed up for 17 marathons for her 17in17 challenge, which will see her cover a distance of around 445 miles over the year Rachael Tackles 10k 'To Put Smile Back On Nan's Face' Rachael will take on the Simplyhealth Great North 10k Gateshead after seeing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease when her grandmother Mary was diagnosed. Butchart Launches High School Marathon Challenge The 25-year-old visited Stirling High School on Tuesday, where he led a question and answer session with students who have embarked on a virtual marathon, which will run in tandem with the inaugural Stirling Scottish Marathon on Sunday, 21 May Sisters To Run With Mum After Breast Cancer Battle Leah and Sophie Mullany will take on the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run with their mum Michelle to raise awareness after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Mum's 10 Mile Run After Daughter Gets Liver Transplant Nicola Allan's daughter Rebecca will take on the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run after Rebecca received a life saving liver transplant Mum Continues Daughter's Legacy at Bristol 10k Jo Redman will run the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k to continue her daughter Ella's legacy for other teenagers before she lost her life to cancer. Hazel To Take On First Running Challenge At Age Of 70 Age is nothing but a number for Hazel Williams, who will be among the 7,000 runners, walkers and joggers at this year’s Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K on Sunday, April 30. Phil's An Ever-Present At Manchester's Greatest Run Phil Chapman has taken part in every Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run, and will return for the event's 15th anniversary on Sunday, 28 May Colin Wouldn't Miss Manchester For The World Colin is 81 years old and has taken part in the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run a total of 13 times, only missing one since it launched in 2003.