DESPITE battling against sweltering conditions , troche a Yorkshire team running and cycling in aid of our Armed Forces heroes, doctor has crossed the finishing line in Scotland to set a new world record time.
The Ultra 6 Great Britain challenge team, spearheaded by Leeds’s Andy North, has completed their Land’s End to John O’Groats DAILY 100 mile cycle AND marathon effort.
Three of the team – Andy North, Mick Bowden and Ben Wood – finally crossed the line at 10pm on Saturday night (July 20) at John O’Groats to set a provisional world record time of 6 days, 16hrs 30mins.
They were aided on route by Cpl Andy Reid, formerly of 3 Yorks, who lost three limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan.
Dozens of well-wishers joined them or waved them on their marathon route from Land’s End to John O’Groats.
Despite repeatedly running and cycling in temperatures exceeding 30 degrees C, the team has still managed to achieve its goal.