Honiton’s Founding-Hawker sets new GB 48-hour running record

PUBLISHED: 16:42 04 December 2012

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Heather Foundling-Hawker has just returned from Monaco after setting a new 48-hour road running record of 315km (196 miles) of non-stop running.

The race, called ‘no finish line’, is such a unique race in the world. It allows both everyday people and athletes to attain and achieve personal goals.

Honiton-based Foundling-Hawker ran on behalf of the patron saint of Monaco, saint devota ‘the spirit of devotion’, which suited her well.

Crewing for herself, cooking eating and sleeping in the port cabin she excelled running 380 miles in five days and setting a new GB 48-hour record.

She ran on a diet of white wine, smoked salmon, mash potato garlic and ginger, chocolate brownies, tot of brandy, chocolate bars, apple juice and hot chocolate from the vending machine at night.

She was rewarded with a nights stay at the 5-star Metropole hotel in Monte Carlo, a well deserved rest, for which she was really grateful.

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