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TEACHERS TO TAKE ON EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITY A PE teacher and his colleagues will take on an extra-curricular activity in May, when they run 10k at the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run. TEACHERS TO TAKE ON EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITY A PE teacher and his colleagues will take on an extra-curricular activity in May, when they run 10k at the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run. Brave Victoria Ready For Return To Manchester A Manchester woman who lost both legs after being diagnosed with one of the most painful conditions known to humans will take part in the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run to raise awareness of the charity she set up Lagat Aims To Repeat Record-Breaking Effort DOUBLE Olympic medallist Bernard Lagat will aim to replicate his dazzling debut at the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run with a similar performance in Europe’s biggest 10k event. Natalie to Run Manchester After Getting Kidney From Dad Natalie Elliott will run the Simplyhealth Junior Great Manchester Run on Sunday 28 May. She now has three kidneys after she received a lifesaving transplant from her father. Brooke Tuning Up For Manchester Brooke Taylor will lead a huge brass band at the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run to raise money for the children’s hospital that looked after her as a youngster. Inspirational Dawn Steps Up Her Training For Manchester Inspirational runner Dawn Nisbet is taking on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run as part of a team of students from Manchester Metropolitan University, who will form the Orange Army at Manchester’s greatest run on Sunday, 28 May. Becca Proves That This Mum Can 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 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 28 May. Bryan Robson To Take Part At Manchester Manchester United and England legend Bryan Robson will take on this year’s Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run as the 10k event celebrates its 15th birthday. Brave Henri To Tackle Mini Manchester Run Five-year-old Henri Hyde will run the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run for Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity after he lost the ability to move and speak when he suffered brain damage.