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Russ Cook, Britain's "Hardest Geezer," runs length of Africa in 10,000-mile epic quest for charity

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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A British man has taken the concept of running for charity to a whole new level.  Russ Cook, 27, completed a year-long quest Sunday to run the length of Africa. 

After running through 16 countries in 352 days, true grit and perseverance fueled Cook over the finish line in Tunisia on Sunday. The Englishman — who calls himself the "Hardest Geezer" — ran about 10,000 miles in total, from the southern to the northern coasts of the continent, braving thieves, kidnappers and the elements as he traversed jungles, deserts and...

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