Jamie completes his trans-Canada run

Jamie McDonald has reached journey's end Credit: Jamie McDonald

A Gloucester man, who has been described as a real life Forrest Gump, has finally stopped running after travelling more than five thousand miles. Jamie McDonald has run from one coast of Canada to the other.

His epic journey, which began in March last year, ended in Vancouver late last night. He's thought to have raised more than £100,000 for hospitals in the UK and Canada.

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Jamie McDonald's Canadian marathon

A Gloucester man, has finally stopped running after travelling more than five thousand miles. Jamie McDonald has run from one coast of Canada to the other. He's thought to have raised more than £100,000 for hospitals in the UK and Canada.