Homecoming welcome for Jamie McDonald

Jamie McDonald is back in Gloucester today Credit: Jamie McDonald

Gloucester fundraiser Jamie McDonald will be welcomed back to the city later after his epic run across Canada. He started his five thousand mile run back in March, the first person to do it unaided.

He's due to visit the hospital that's benefited from his achievement and then everyone is invited to join him - in superhero costume - at 6 pm in King's Square for a final run to the Cathedral.

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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.