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Izzard passes through finishing line

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Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has completed his 43rd marathon, running the length of the UK in seven weeks.

He set off from Trafalgar Square in London on 27 July to run more than 1,100 miles in support of Sport Relief.

The circuit was completed on Tuesday in pouring rain, as he passed through the finishing line to cheers and applause.

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