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The Allycast

The official Podcast of the UK TABBING YOMPING and Rucking community. Hosted by Steve

Dec 2, 2019

Nick Grainge, from South Wales, ran the Grim up North Marathon with an 80 pound Bergen rucksack strapped to his back on Saturday, October 26.

The 45-year-old managed to complete the marathon in 5 hours, 39 minutes and 17 seconds - beating the previous record holder Michael Barker who ran it in 5 hours and 43 minutes in 2016.

Mr Grainge took on the challenge to show people that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.

Nick is an Ex Special Forces solider who regularly trains people in the hills with his company Elite outdoor fitness