53 marathons in 53 days for charity runner

A charity runner is aiming to complete 53 marathons in 53 days to raise money for a children's brain tumour research charity and to promote healthy living.

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Amy Hughes begins her 19th marathon run in Derby

All in a day's work for 23-year-old Amy. Credit: ITV News Central

Amy Hughes from Shrewsbury appeared to be all smiles this morning as she geared up to run her 19th marathon in Derby, as part of her 53 marathons in 53 days challenge.

Today she was joined by members of the Derby running club. Credit: ITV News Central

Amy is aiming to raise £53,000 for a charity set up by the family of two-year-old Isabelle Wynne, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in May 2013.

Amy has inspired many along the way with her grit and determination. Credit: ITV News Central

Yesterday, Amy broke the world record for the most consecutive marathons run by a woman, when she crossed the line in Nottingham.

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