World / Britain Man runs Marathon in 196 countries to raise funds for cancer, First person in the world to do so

Zoom News : Nov 13, 2019, 10:47 AM

London: Britain's 30-year-old Nick Butters has become the first person in the world to complete a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations. On Sunday he completed his final marathon in Greece. Butter has so far raised over 65,000 pounds (Rs 59 lakh 47 thousand 738) for a charity working for prostate cancer in the UK. He started this campaign from 6 January last year.

Butters started marathon running at the age of 11

Butters, formerly of Dorset, England, previously worked at the bank. He started running marathons from the age of 11. Later, he also participated in many competitions while working. He later decided to become a full-time runner.

He had the idea of ​​a marathon in 196 countries when he met runner Kevin Weber in the Sahara Desert. Weber had prostate cancer. Following his advice, Butters was inspired to raise money for a prostate cancer charity.

Buttar told CNN that you should value your time, not sit down after retirement. Focus on accomplishing everything you want in life. Butters achieved this feat in 675 days.

He has also told about his marathon on Instagram. "I was bitten by a dog in this journey, I was robbed, I was also put in a cell. However, there are also many good memories. "Butters has so far run 592 marathons.

Butter said, "I ran into El Salvador with a thousand people." Around the volcanoes, also ran on beaches and airport runways. ”Weber completed the final marathon with butter in Greece. Together the two reached the finish line.