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Dog bites, kidney infections and 335 laps of a car park -- how an ex-banker ran a marathon in every country

Close to 17,000 runners took part in this year's Athens Marathon, but no one had undertaken a journey to the start line quite like Nick Butter. Butter's real race had begun 674 days previously in the -25-degree cold of Toronto. Athens, the final stop of his attempt to run a marathon in all 196 countries in the world, was merely a sprint finish. What he endured between those two events was enough to crush the spirit of even the most hardened endurance athlete, or to test the nous of the most intrepid ...
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Added December 09, 2019
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