Runner becomes 'first with MND' to complete Marathon

Former professional footballer Mark 'Maddog' Maddox has completed the London Marathon in six hours 40 minutes.

Maddox is thought to have become the first person with motor neurone disease (MND) to run the Marathon.

Mark 'Maddog' Maddox when he played for Altrincham FC. Credit: GR Photography

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