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Comedian finishes 43rd marathon

Eddie Izzard at the finishing line
Eddie Izzard at the finishing line

Comedian Eddie Izzard has managed to run 43 marathons in 51 days.

The mega-marathon effort was all in the name of charity for Sport Relief - raising more than £200,000 already.

Eddie's run more than 1,100 miles. That means he's finished a marathon almost every day in just over seven weeks. And he only did five weeks of training!

Eddie said one of the highlights of his epic run was being joined by other celebs including Denise Van Outen and Frank Skinner.