Blue Peter's Helen Skelton completes 78-mile desert run

Wednesday April 15, 2009

Previously just a casual fun runner, the children's presenter has become only the second woman to complete Namibia's gruelling Ultra Marathon, crossing the sands in 23 hours and 50 minutes. Her trainer said she was spurred on by a prediction from her brother that she'd never do it

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