Tony 'the fridge' talks of his pride at raising awareness for the work of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation
Tony 'the fridge' Morrison finished his challenge on Newcastle quayside last night. He ran 60 miles in 24 hours with a fridge weighing 42kg strapped to his back.
His efforts have set a new World endurance record.
Tony, who last year ran the equivalent of 30 Great North Runs in 30 days with the fridge on his back, was greeted by cheers from supporters and well wishers as he completed his final lap.
He says it wasn't about setting records, it was about raising money and awareness for the charity.
Since his challenge started Tony Phoenix-Morrison has been overwhelmed by the support he's received. The public have turned out in numbers to support him as he tries to run 100 miles in 24 hours with a 42kg fridge on his back.
Tony 'the Fridge' Morrison has been inundated with requests for photographs as he makes his way around the Newcastle/Gateshead quayside. But even he admits to being surprised when these newly-weds asked him to pose with them for one of their wedding pictures.
Tony 'the fridge' Phoenix-Morrison's gruelling challenge looks set to raise thousands for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The company Appliances Online has already thrown £15,000 into the pot and provided him with the fridge that he's running with. Kate Barton explains why they got involved.
Tony 'the fridge' describes how he's feeling more than half way into his 100 miles in 24 hours challenge
19 hours into his gruelling challenge Tony 'the fridge' Morrison says he has been overwhelmed by the support he's received from the public.
A team of volunteers have kept him going through his challenge and scores of well wishers have taken to Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside to cheer him on.
At this stage he looks unlikely to finish the 100 miles in 24 hours, but he will still set a world endurance record for the most miles covered in 24 hours while wearing a fridge!
Now many of us like to get out and about at weekends, enjoy the fresh air or do something energetic.
One Tyneside man is taking that to the extreme, as Tony Phoenix-Morrison is running 100 miles in 24 hours to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.
This task is difficult enough for anyone, but Tony has earned himself a bit of a reputation for doing things the hard way.
To explain, Kenny Toal joined him on Newcastle's Quayside for the start of the challenge.