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If you’re sat at home and wondering whether you have it in you to do the Great North Run, or any other run for that matter, the answer is yes, you do.

In the space of a year, 46-year-old Yvonne Wadeson from York went from being barely able to run to the end of her street to completing a marathon.

She also set up the Sisters with Blisters Facebook group, which now has more than 4,500 members, from all parts of the world.

Yvonne and many of the ‘sisters’ will be taking part in the Great North Run today (and we’ll be bringing you updates from them!) but here’s their story.

Copyright: Yvonne Wadeson

Image caption: Yvonne Wadeson (middle) set up the Sisters with Blisters Facebook group last year to support women who want to start running

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