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43 marathons in 52 days

Impressive feat/feet.

As a transvestite comic who is prone to put on weight and had never run farther than five miles, Eddie Izzard is not the obvious candidate to run 1,100 miles around Britain. But the 47-year-old stand-up and actor will today drag his aching limbs from the Olympic park to Trafalgar Square in the last of an astonishing 43 marathons he has completed in just 52 days.

Read the rest of this article in The Guardian.

That’s even more impressive than Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Mike Stroud’s seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.