Debbie Powell is one of the torch bearers she told our reporter Ryan Dollard:
"I was chosen because I have been working for charities since I was 16. I have two disabled kids and I am also doing this to inspire them. You don't have to be rich, you don't have to be super talented. If you work hard and do your best then opportunities like this come along in your life"
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A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region
A selection of some of the best sunrise pictures from across the region, sent in by ITV Border viewers.
Chilly start. Some frost in places, icy patches possible too. Cloud and sunny spells today, hazier in the west later