At the end of the month, the Pride of Britain awards will celebrate the country's un-sung heroes - carers, volunteers and fundraisers who make a real difference.
This week our correspondent Andy Bonnerwill be bringing us stories of special people from our region - all in with a chance to represent the North West at the awards in London.
Tonight we're in Birkenhead to meet a fundraiser who just keeps on running - and is now spurring on others to get fit.
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