Paralympic 200m sprint champion Richard Whitehead has set off on his ambitious run to complete 40 marathons in 40 days for charity, a challenge he has said will be the "hardest thing I have ever done".
The double leg amputee, who defended his world 200m title just weeks ago, starts his gruelling charity trek from John O'Groats to Land's End today, heading to Lands End.
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