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Ben Smith from Portishead, who completed 401 marathons in 401 days has been named ITV Fundraiser of the Year at the Pride of Britain Awards.
We invited him into the ITV Westcountry studio where he told our presenters Ian Axton and Kylie Pentelow he was finding it hard to sleep following his epic challenge.
He also said the Pride of Britain Awards ceremony was amazing and he got to meet some of his heroes.
Ben Smith, who completed 401 marathons in 401 days has been named ITV Fundraiser of the Year at the annual Pride of Britain Awards.Read the full story ›
Some of the most inspiring people in our communities will rub shoulder with celebrities tonight at the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain awards. They celebrate all that's best about our nation and we were tasked with finding the West Country's fundraiser of the year.
Our judges chose Ben Smith from Portishead - who managed to run 401 marathons in 401 days and has raised more than a quarter of a million pounds for charity at the same time and Naomi Thomas who runs the Wedding Wishing Well Foundation charity which organises and pays for weddings for couples with serious illnesses. She does all this while being treated for terminal cancer.
Tonight they'll be joining other local winners to find out if they've won the national award. Our correspondent Matt Price is there.
Here are our winners for ITV Fundraiser of the Year in the West and South West, as part of the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards.Read the full story ›
The Pride of Britain Awards, which celebrates the nation's unsung heroes, is being filmed in London tonight.
Among those who'll be appearing is Alex Hutchings from Swindon. After losing his dad to cancer he turned to the boating community to raise more enough money to pay for a Macmillan Cancer Support Nurse for a year.
Alex Hutchings, from Swindon, was inspired to raise money after watching his dad die of cancer. He has used his love of boating to raise tens of thousands of pounds to help other families affected by the disease.
He is our Pride of Britain Local Fundraiser for 2015, and the person we will be sending to London for the Pride of Britain Awards. Watch the amazing moment he and his wife found out - and be prepared for some tears...
Elsbeth Hallam from Plymouth raises money to support families with children diagnosed with neurobalstoma, a very rare form of cancer.
She is our Pride of Britain Local Fundraiser for 2015, and the person we will be sending to London for the Pride of Britain Awards. Watch the amazing moment she found out - and be prepared for tears and hugs...
Later today we'll reveal our winner for Pride of Britain's local fundraiser award. Get to know the outstanding nominees on the shortlist.Read the full story ›
Later today we'll reveal our winner for Pride of Britain's local fundraiser award. Get to know the outstanding shortlisted nominees.Read the full story ›