Endurance runner Shane completes 12 marathons in 12 days

Well done to 22-year-old runner Shane Finn, who today finished his 12th marathon in 12 days to raise money for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Ireland.

Shane finished the epic adventure in his hometown of Dingle today, 506kms from his starting point in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on June 3.

“I’m always looking to challenge myself and test my limits," Shane told the Irish Examiner.

"To be able to raise vitally needed funds for a great charity while doing so is a dream come true,” he said.

His 12 Marathons 12 Days challenge was inspired by his his first cousin Mary, who suffers from the condition.

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