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Man runs marathon in back garden

Express and Star Thursday, 2 April 2020
It took nearly 900 laps of his back garden, but Darren Bentley managed to prove you can complete a marathon while the country is on lockdown.
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News video: Man celebrates birthday running marathon in back garden during coronavirus lockdown

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A Cheltenham man is celebrating his 32nd birthday by running a marathon in his back garden to raise funds for the NHS. James Campbell, a former javelin thrower, tweeted the idea on Monday and received a huge response, raising over £5,000 - which went up to over £7,000 within the first 5km.

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