Paralympian's 40 marathon bid

Paralympic 200m sprint champion Richard Whitehead is about to complete his challenge to run 40 marathons in 40 days for charity. The double leg amputee will finish the grueling charity trek in Land's End today.

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Paralympian due to complete 40 marathon challenge

Paralympian and double amputee Richard Whitehead is due to complete his 40 marathons in 40 days challenge today in Lands End.

Richard has been aiming to raise £1 million for Scope and Sarcoma UK and started on the 13th August from John O'Groats.

Richard has been tweeting pictures throughout his incredible run. Credit: Twitter/ Richard Whitehead

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