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Run from Shropshire to London for 53 marathon champion - before tackling London Marathon

Credit: Amy Huges

A runner from Shropshire who smashed a world record by completing 53 marathons in 53 days is beginning a new challenge today - running from Oswestry in Shropshire to London, before taking on the London Marathon.

Amy Hughes completed the 53 marathons to raise money for a children's brain tumour research charity and to promote healthy living.

Her itinerary for the next few days is:

  • Saturday 18th Oswestry - Telford. (33 miles)
  • Sunday 19th Telford - Birmingham (35 miles)
  • Monday 20th Birmingham - Rugby (35 miles)
  • Tuesday 21st Rugby - Northampton (22 miles)
  • Wednesday 22nd Northampton - Luton (37 miles)
  • Thursday 23rd Luton - St Albans (12 miles)
  • Thursday 23rd Travel to Bedford to attend a Kelly Holmes event.
  • Friday 24th St Albans - Trafalgar Square (25 miles)
  • Friday 24th Attend and present an award at the running awards at the O2 arena.
  • Saturday 25th Marathon registration.
  • Sunday 26th London Marathon Day (26.2 miles)
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