Ben Smith's 401 marathons challenge set for Bristol finish

Ben Smith's 401 marathons challenge set for Bristol finish
 

A runner who battled a back injury is set to complete his challenge of running 401 marathons in 401 days.
Ben Smith, 34, began his charity attempt on 1 September 2015 and ran 284 consecutive marathons in 284 days.
He then developed an umbilical hernia in June which forced him to stop for 10 days to recover before resuming and making up the lost mileage.
Mr Smith will run his 401st marathon from Bristol to Portishead and back starting at 10:00 BST.
Speaking ahead of his final run, he said: "It hurts every day but I am focused on the end goal."
He is trying to raise £250,000 to help... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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