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NORTH WEST FAMILIES URGED TO BE THEIR GREATEST IN 2018 The Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run is looking for families from around the North West who would like to set themselves the personal challenge of getting fitter together in 2018. Lisa To Take On Manchester After 14st Weightloss Lisa Megson has swapped takeaways for trainers after losing more than half of her body weight, in a bid to maintain her new-found healthy lifestyle Paul And Team Ready To Take On Business Challenge Again A team from housing association One Manchester took on the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run Business Challenge, running for charity SPOONS, who provided support to employee Paul Lowe and his wife when their son spent 12 days in hospital Child Of Courage Ella Honoured At Sports Awards Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run regular Ella Chadwick has been recognised for her bravery by winning a Daily Mirror Pride of Sport Award. 2018 Junior and Mini Manchester Run Open For Entries The Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run, Manchester’s biggest children’s running event, will return to its city centre location on Sunday 20 May Sir Mo Farah To Take On Great Manchester Run Britain's greatest athlete will take on Manchester's Greatest Run on Sunday 20 May 2018 Date Set For 2018's Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run Europe’s biggest 10K, which was accompanied by a half marathon for the first time in May, returns to the city centre of Manchester on Sunday, 20 May, 2018, with entries for both distances opening on Tuesday, 4 July at noon. Giant Caterpillar Raises £2,000 For Charity Runners taking part in May’s Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run were joined by the spectacular sight of a giant caterpillar making its way through Manchester’s city centre 10KM Challenge For Manchester's Victoria Victoria Abbott-Fleming took on the 10km event in the city centre of Manchester for the second year running as a double above knee amputee, without the use of prosthetics. Helen Praises 'Amazing' Manchester Crowds Helen Bacon has praised the ‘amazing’ atmosphere in the city for this year’s Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run