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Jess Becomes 10k Runner With Help of This Mum Runs Jessica Redfern has transformed herself into a confident runner ready to take on the Simplyhealth Great Bristol 10k thanks to the help of local running community This Mum Runs THSH Staff in Tune for Birmingham Business Challenge The city’s Town Hall & Symphony Hall staff are being encouraged to keep their work-life balance in harmony – by entering the PKF Cooper Parry Business Challenge at the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k. Dog Lover To Run Bristol For French Bulldog Sanctuary Jess Delanghe will run the Simplyhealth Great Bristol Half Marathon for her charity to help rehome French Bulldogs after her own dog died of a genetic condition. GREAT RUN ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ARCADIS Newly designated UK Superbrand, Arcadis, has teamed up with the UK’s biggest mass participation running series, Great Run, to become the official City Development Partner in four of their key cities across the UK. Runners hit the streets for Great Bristol Half Marathon Thousands of runners hit the city’s streets today to take on the Great Bristol Half Marathon 2016. TEN THOUSAND EXPECTED AT GREAT BRISTOL HALF MARATHON Ten thousand runners are expected on the start line of the Great Bristol Half Marathon on Sunday 25 September. The iconic event will see participants from around the South West and across the UK descend on the city to take on the 13.1-mile challenge. Rio medallist Emily Diamond starts Great Bristol Half Emily Diamond - whose heroic third leg of the women’s 4x400m relay helped secure a bronze medal for Team GB in Rio - will be the official honorary starter of this year’s Great Bristol Half Marathon. Friends and family of Dan Hickey at Great Bristol Half Around 50 friends and family members of 25 year old local man Dan Hickey, who was tragically killed in a hit and run incident in Clifton last year, are coming together to take on the Great Bristol Half Marathon in his memory IT'S YOUR TURN TO #BEGREAT Have you been inspired by the Games this summer? We want hear about your reasons for taking part in our events. Alex Takes On Challenge Of 12 Half-Marathons In A Year Alex Miarli, from Cardiff, has taken on the challenge of 12 half-marathons in 12 months – and the Great Bristol Half Marathon on September 25 is part of a gruelling month of four 13.1-mile runs consecutively.