Great Briton Ben rewarded for marathon effort last year

PUBLISHED: 19:04 06 February 2017

Ben Smith (Credit - BBC)

Ben Smith (Credit - BBC)

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Portishead marathon runner Ben Smith has been named as one of the most inspiration Britons of 2016.

Ben made the Debrett’s 500 list which recognises the achievements of British individuals in key areas including politics, science, sport, literature and entertainment.

He raised more than £300,000 for anti-bullying charities Kidscape and Stonewall in the process of his 401 Challenge.


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