Inspirational Fund raisers who are the Pride of Britain

Now, this year, ITV Meridian is once again joining forces with the Daily Mirror to find an inspirational - fund raiser - for the Pride of Britain Awards. We've been looking for people who think about others before themselves - putting communities first. The winning nominee will go to the Pride of Britain awards in London - later this year - and join celebrities on the red carpet. We've chosen four finalists - out of the many who were nominated by viewers - and we'll be telling YOU their story this week - with the winner, announced on Friday. Today, we meet Darran Saunders, from Sussex, who lost her son Connor when he was fatally injured in an unprovoked attack.

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44 marathons in 44 countries in 44 days

This Pride of Britain nominee has pushed himself to the very limit - by running 44 marathons, in 44 countries in 44 consecutive days.

It's because Pete Thompson from Bournemouth wanted to raise money and awareness, as he feels mental illness remains a stigma.

He filmed his amazing journey and wrote a poem about the issue - to spread the word across Europe. Andrew Pate went to meet him.

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