Sarah: Welcome to the Tough Girl podcast which is all about motivating and inspiring you. Today I'm delighted to be here with Amy Hughes who set a world record for running 53 marathons in 53 days. Amy, hello, and welcome to the show. Amy Hughes: Hello, thank you so much for having me. Sarah: Oh you're welcome. 53 marathons in 53 days, that's absolutely incredible. I was just hoping you could sort of take us back to, how did this idea even come about? Amy Hughes: Oh thank you.
Amy Hughes is a normal girl from Oswestry in Shropshire, who did an extraordinary challenge. Amy ran 53 marathons in 53 days and raised over £53,000 becoming a world record holder at the same time. During this podcast, Amy talks about her start into fitness and making the decision to take up running. Initially, she was so embarrassed, she would go for runs at six in the morning so no one else would see her. Learn how Amy persevered and went from a standing start to running ma