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Pavey Gets Families Running Together We met up with five-time Olympian Jo Pavey ahead of the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run Leyton Runner On Journey Towards Better Mental Health The beginning of the journey to better mental health was only a few 10k’s away for local runner Chris Reid, 19. Coming home to run A former Forest Gate resident is set to travel across the world to race in the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run at the London Stadium this summer. Romford lifeguard takes up running at 57 Romford lifeguard Caroline Aylott, 57, will be celebrating with her new found love of running, as she prepares for the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run this July. Running community a ‘Sense of Togetherness’ at Newham The best thing about running in Newham is the community, and of course the brunch afterwards, according to local office worker Stella Boamah. 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. 15,000 Runners At Great Newham London Run Olympian Christine Ohuruogu waves 15,000 runners off to stadium finish at Great Newham London Run Party In The Park As 4,000 Kids Take On Fun Run In what was billed as the world's biggest children's fun run, the INEOS GO Run For Fun event brought schoolchildren aged between five and ten from London and all over the country to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Former Olympic Stadium Hosts Record-Breaking Kids' Run The INEOS GO Run For Fun campaign will stage the world’s biggest children’s fun run in the former Olympic Stadium in Stratford, East London to inspire youngsters to get active, as part of a campaign to help tackle childhood inactivity Running Is Therapy For Jenny For one person taking part in the Great Newham London Run, putting on those trainers was a form of therapy – where every step taken in preparing for this event was one further from the person she used to be