The man who ran an ultra-marathon... In his back garden.
Isolation is no excuse, apparently.
With movement, and therefore exercise, limited by government restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19, we've all had to get a bit inventive when it comes to keeping in shape.
No more so than Gareth Allen.
Gareth is in the midst of raising money by running 12 100-mile races in 2020. He had to get his training runs in, so he decided to undertake a marathon... In his back garden. Not only that, but he felt good on the day, so it wound up becoming an ultra-marathon.
Gareth told SportsJOE all about it in the video below;
Need some inspiration for your isolation keep-fit regime?
Meet Gareth Allen, who ran 1,254 laps of his back garden yesterday, a distance of 30.8 miles… pic.twitter.com/CGFppyryLe
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