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Sunday Mail: Ben the 401 marathons man

Written by Fiona

March 28 2016

Last week, just before The Man Flu and the Cough from Hell got a full hold on me, I met with Ben Smith. He is running an incredible 401 marathons on 401 consecutive days. I joined Ben on the Forth & Clyde Canal near Kirkintilloch for part of his 203rd marathon. He is raising funds for two anti-bullying charities close to his heart. Read the full article that I wrote for the Sunday Mail. Here is a pdf, too. I hope to run with him again this summer when he returns to Scotland.

(Hilariously, I have been called an outdoors guru!)

Sunday Mail Ben 401 Challenge

To find out more see 401 Challenge.

 

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