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Ian Has South Run In His Sights After Shedding 6 Stone Police community support officer Ian Wright will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run after he had a severe heart attack while on duty. He managed to turn his life around by taking up running and losing six stone. Brother Fundraises For Local ICU At South Run A 22-year old will be running the ten-mile distance to fundraise for the intensive care unit which saved his little brother. Football Team Come Together For Williams Syndrome Fifteen runners from Portsmouth have entered the Simplyhealth Great South Run in support of their old teammate. Great South Runners Celebrate 2 Months To Go Runners and charity fundraisers gathered in Southsea Castle today (10 August) with just over two months to go until the Simplyhealth Great South Run. Family Tackle South Run For Late Son's Foundation Denise and Gemma Wardle will run the Simplyhealth Great South Run in memory of Alex Wardle who lost his life to Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome aged 23 Great Run Events To Form Part Of National Championships The England 2017 Half Marathon and 10 Mile Road Championships this coming autumn will once again be in partnership with the popular Simplyhealth Great North Run and Great South Run events. Mark's Great South Run After Receiving Kidney From Wife Mark Hamson suffered from kidney failure and received a life saving transplant from his own wife. He will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run to thank the hospital that provided him with the operation. Charlotte's Run After Losing Parents To Brain Tumours Charlotte Venables has embarked on a huge fundraising challenge at the Simplyhealth Great South Run after she lost both of her parents to the same aggressive brain tumour Lisa Combats Depression And Signs Up For South Run Lisa Young has signed up to the Simplyhealth Great South Run after she suffered depression for 10 years and finally managed to overcome her demons through running. Joanne's South Run Challenge After 6 Stone Weight Loss Joanne Collins will take on the Simplyhealth Great South Run after shedding six and a half stone. She was inspired to lose weight after a disaster family adventure holiday.