Gallery: Eddie Izzard in Potters Bar for final marathon challenge

COMEDIAN Eddie Izzard is gearing up for the final leg of a mammoth marathon challenge in Potters Bar today (Tuesday). The funnyman, 47, will complete an incredible 43 marathons in just 52 days when he runs from the Furzefield Centre in Mutton Lane to Traf

COMEDIAN Eddie Izzard is gearing up for the final leg of a mammoth marathon challenge in Potters Bar today (Tuesday).

The funnyman, 47, will complete an incredible 43 marathons in just 52 days when he runs from the Furzefield Centre in Mutton Lane to Trafalgar Square in London today, all in aid of Sports Relief.

Reporter Kelly-Ann Kiernan, who is currently at the Furzefield Centre, said: "Eddie is on good form.

"He's currently having his poorly feet strapped and receiving a massage in the entrance way."


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Eddie is due to set off at 11.30am accompanied by paralympian Danny Crates, long jumper and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Jade Johnson and wheelchair basketball player Ade Orogbemi.

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