Ahead of today's Great North Run, the annual half marathon from Newcastle to South Shields, ITV News caught up with ParalympicsGB medallist Ellie Simmonds from Walsall.
Ellie, who won two golds, a silver and a bronze in London, was invited to cheer on those taking part in today's event. She says it has been a great summer.
Nottinghamshire is getting ready to welcome home Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead.
Have you or your children been inspired by our Paralympians? To help find their local club, ITV Central has created a map showing them.
A post box will be painted gold by Royal Mail to celebrate Birmingham-born cyclist David Stone's Paralympic gold medal success.