BBC Sport - Get Inspired: Ben Smith's 401 marathons challenge nears finish

Meet 'the real life Forrest Gump'

In the last year, Ben Smith has run over 10,000 miles across Britain in all weather and is nearing the end of his challenge to run 401 marathons on consecutive days.

On Sunday, he will start and compete in the Bournemouth Marathon - his 398th - and is scheduled to complete his amazing journey on Wednesday, 5 October in his hometown of Bristol.

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