Fundraiser Ben to complete challenge of running 401 marathons in 401 days
A charity fundraiser will today run the final leg of his challenge to complete 401 marathons in 401 days.
Ben Smith, 34, will have covered 10,506.2 miles since September 1 2015, equal to running from London to Sydney.
He is running to raise awareness of bullying of young people, with the money collected shared between charities Stonewall and Kidscape.
Throughout the challenge, he has battled injuries including a long-standing spinal problem and pain in his kneecaps, heels and shins.
His injuries prevented him from running a marathon for 401 consecutive days but he has kept to his schedule... read more
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