A man who ran across Canada to raise funds for children's health charities has spoken to Daybreak about his experiences.
Former tennis teacher Jamie McDonald has "sacrificed my foot", which has been left mis-shapen after the repeated runs, to complete the mission but admitted he still had "a fun run" to do before reaching his goal.
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