'Running benefits my Crohn's disease'

Amanda Scott suffers from Crohn's disease but is running Sunday's Great Manchester Run.

Amanda says she runs to make her mum, who passed away recently, proud.

Great Manchester Run 2016 takes place on Sunday May 22 and you can follow the action on BBC TV and also on our live text commentary.

You can get involved and send us your Great Manchester Run stories and messages by using the hashtag #GetInspired on social media

Feeling inspired? There are events for all abilities so use this handy guide to find the best one for you.

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