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UK man runs in world's every country; becomes 1st person to complete marathon in 196 countries

R Sinduja

News Editor

A UK man Nick Butter is now the 1st person to complete a marathon in all 196 countries recognised by the UN & finished his challenge in Greece. He has run a marathon in every country in the world. He is a former banker who hails from Dorset in the south of England & ran his 1st marathon at 11. The idea for 196 country challenge came when he met a man at a race in the Sahara desert who suffered from terminal prostate cancer.