Advertisement

Paula Radcliffe is Brighton Marathon race starter

Some extraordinary people will be among more than 10,000 men and women running in the Brighton Marathon on Sunday. It's the fifth year of the event and world record holder Paula Radcliffe will be the official starter.

View all 4 updates ›

Woman with double lung transplant runs in marathon

Amanda Chalmers was born with cystic fibrosis and will run the Brighton Marathon less than two years after undergoing a double lung transplant.

The 26-year-old University of Brighton graduate could hardly walk up the stairs before her life-saving operation in September 2012. She'll be raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

We caught up with her while training in nearby Preston Park. You can sponsor her here.

More top news