Eddie Izzard Runs 43 Marathons for Sport Relief
From BBC News: “Comedian Eddie Izzard has been honoured with a special award at the 2009 BBC Sports Personality of the Year for his epic marathon feats for Sport Relief. The 47-year-old popular comedian ran an incredible 43 marathons around the UK, covering 1,100 miles in just 51 days and raised over £200,000 for charity. ‘It was really tough. Everything was painful. People asked me if I enjoyed the running but I enjoyed the stopping! I staggered, I ran and I crawled.’ ” Read the full story here. Thanks to daredevil for the heads-up!