Across the Flynn-ish line: Mirror coverage for inspirational fundraiser

Alex Flynn, who recently completed his '10M Metres Challenge'

Alex Flynn, who recently completed his ’10M Metres Challenge’

The Daily Mirror has run a feature about Alex Flynn, the British ultra-endurance athlete, following his completion of his ’10 Million Metres’ challenge.

Alex, 42, set himself a mission to raise £1million for Parkinson’s research by running, cycling, climbing and kayaking a total of 10 million metres – all in competitive races.

He completed the incredible challenge last week after crossing the line of the 26.2-mile Dubai Marathon.

Alex, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2008, is now preparing for his next challenge – rowing across the Pacific with fellow Brit, Darren Taylor. More information the challenge can be found on this website, and at

By Mick Blight