401 : the extraordinary story of the man who ran 401 marathons in 401 days and changed his life forever / Ben Smith.
Publication year: 2019
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Sport, 2019.
ISBN: 9781472963864 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2018.
The inspiring story of Ben Smith - who ran 401 marathons in 401 days with minimal support, to raise money for Stonewall and Kidscape. On 1 September 2015, Ben Smith set out from Bristol. Over the next 401 days, he would burn an estimated 2.4 million calories; run with almost 10,000 people; inspire almost 600 first-time marathon runners and visit 101 schools. He would also raise in excess of £325,000 for charity. In between, Ben fractured his back; was almost blown away by a hurricane on the Gower Peninsula; kissed his boyfriend Kyle live on TV during the London Marathon; took 10 days off after discovering his spine was collapsing; spent the next 117 days playing catch-up. And he wouldn't have changed a thing.
xiv, 222 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
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