South America run challenge ends

South America run challenge ends

Katharine and David Lowrie have been running the length of South America since the begining of the London Olympics on July 28 last year to raise cash and cognizance for untamed life and protection issues.

The spouse and wife group have raised just about 10,000 US dollars (£6,186) and have broken an accumulation of records along the way.

After more than 10,000km, 15 months and 20 sets of exhausted shoes, a British couple's mammoth running voyage will arrive at a close today.

That is what might as well be called just about a marathon a day.

The voyage has taken them through amazing climes extending from short 10c to a sweltering 45c, while fighting a reach of landscape incorporating snow, ice and knee-profound mud.

Starting the gruelling voyage at the southern tip of Chile, they will today at long last achieve the Carribean Sea on Venezuela's northern coast, having likewise passed through Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil along the way.

They have exhausted 10 sets of shoes each one throughout the voyage and have alternated to haul a trolley, weighing up to 100kg, behind them.