Greg James completes ‘Gregathlon’ challenge for Sport Relief
Kicking off in Belfast and finishing in Norwich city centre, Greg swam, ran and cycled a total of 246.3 miles to raise over £800,000 for Sport Relief. Half the money raised will be used here in the UK, with the other half supporting people in some of the world’s poorest communities.
Having completed triathlons in Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow and Sheffield Greg pleased the crowds with a twirl at the finish at BBC Norwich. Greg endured some agonizing recovery sessions and ice baths alongside his endurance efforts, but was rewarded by amazing support from both the public and some familiar faces. Fellow Radio One DJ Nick Grimshaw and Example turned out to support Greg for his run through Sheffield. Bailey Matthews, recent winner of The Pride of Britain and Helen Rollason Award, also joined them in assisting Greg to cross the finish line.
Greg’s efforts were closely followed on Twitter and Instagram, with some amusing physio photos accompanying well wishes from Danny Dyer, Geoffrey Boycott and Craig David. Check out our 6 favourites below!