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Woman finishes BAREFOOT run across UK equivalent to 90 marathons

1 18.11.2019 Инфо

W/S Adventurer Anna McNuff taking off her shoes
W/S McNuff taking off her shoes
C/U McNuff's bare feet
W/S McNuff's supporters listening to her speak
M/S McNuff's supporters with banner
W/S McNuff addressing her supporters
M/S McNuff counting down, then starting to run
W/S McNuff and supporters running
W/S McNuff and supporters running
W/S McNuff and supporters running
M/S McNuff and supporters running
W/S Child supporters of McNuff
W/S McNuff and supporters finishing their run
W/S McNuff and supporters finishing their run
M/S McNuff high-fiving with supporters
C/U McNuff's muddy feet
SOT, Anna McNuff, Barefoot marathon runner: "I had like a 150 odd people run with me for the final stage of Barefoot Britain. So, I've run all the way from the Shetland Islands. I've been going for five and a half months, and I was attempting to run the distance of a hundred marathons and today was the final day."
M/S Participants huddled, showing feet
M/S McNuff shows sole to photographer
C/U McNuff shows sole to photographer
SOT, Anna McNuff, Barefoot marathon runner: "I know it sounds bonkers, I fully accept that it is mad, but I've done a long run in trainers before and all the way through the country I've been talking to the young women of Britain, Girl Guiding groups about taking on challenges and being on that point where you feel half-terrified, half-excited. And so, I just thought, how could I make this run harder, and the idea popped into my head, "why don't you do it in bare feet?" And at first I thought it was ridiculous, but then the idea wouldn't leave me alone. So here I am."
W/S McNuff posing for a picture with a group of children
SOT, Anna McNuff, Barefoot marathon runner: "Adventures are for everyone, and I wanted to show people the whole way along that all of those feelings of fear and self-doubt, and wondering whether you've gone too far this time — I have those feelings too, but you just got to find a way to keep going, and that's what it's been like, ever since I started in the Shetland Islands. Just this constant daily battle — highs, lows, disasters, but I just kept going."
M/S McNuff posing for selfie with supporters
W/S McNuff posing for picture with supporters
M/S Man with tracksuit, reading "#barefootbritain"
W/S Gathering
SCRIPT
Adventurer Anna McNuff successfully concluded the amazing feat of running barefoot 2,352-miles (3,785.17 km) across the United Kingdom. In the last stage of the run, McNuff was filmed arriving with her supporters in Cannizaro Park in Wimbledon, south west London on Sunday.
"I had like 150 odd people run with me for the final stage of Barefoot Britain. So, I've run all the way from the Shetland Islands. I've been going for five and a half months, and I was attempting to run the distance of a hundred marathons and today was the final day," said McNuff.
"I know it sounds bonkers, I fully accept that it is mad," said Mc Nuff, "I just thought, how could I make this run harder, and the idea popped into my head, "why don't you do it in bare feet?" And at first I thought it was ridiculous, but then the idea wouldn't leave me alone. So here I am."
"Adventures are for everyone, and I wanted to show people the whole way along that all of those feelings of fear and self-doubt, and wondering whether you've gone too far this time — I have those feelings too, but you just got to find a way to keep going, and that's what it's been like, ever since I started in the Shetland Islands. Just this constant daily battle — highs, lows, distasters, but I just kept going," she added.
McNuff set off on her running adventure from the Shetland Islands in June 2019, which took her over five months to complete.