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40 Marathons in 40 Days

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:43am 24th September 2013.

A Paralympic champion has broken down in tears at Land's End after running 40 marathons in 40 days.

Richard Whitehead arrived at the Cornish landmark on Monday after setting off from John O'Groats in August.

The double leg amputee took gold in the 200m sprint at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Describing the charity challenge, Richard said: "It has been an absolutely epic journey, and something that will live with me forever."

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