Midlands Sahara Desert runner

A man from Warwickshire is preparing to take part in what's described as the toughest race on earth. Andy Hughes will be running the equivalent of six marathons in six days in the gruelling Marathon Des Sables, which starts this weekend.

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What kit is needed to run across the desert?

A man from Leamington Spa is about to embark on a gruelling run, where he'll complete 156 miles in five day across the Sahara Desert.

Andy Heath, 57, begins the Marathon de Sables this weekend.

He explained to ITV News Central what kit is required when taking on such an audacious challenge.

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