Great Wall Marathon: Hongkonger pushes through bleeding nipples and burning legs using rugby ‘grit’

//Great Wall Marathon: Hongkonger pushes through bleeding nipples and burning legs using rugby ‘grit’

Great Wall Marathon: Hongkonger pushes through bleeding nipples and burning legs using rugby ‘grit’

Duncan “Barney” Swanson might not have had experience on his side, or any physical attributes, when he embarked on the Great Wall Marathon on Saturday but he did have a dogged mindset.The Kowloon rugby player was setting out on his first running race of any kind, and had picked the brutal staircases of one of the world’s wonders.“Being a rugby player means having a bit of grit, sometimes you have to have it for a rugby session or a game, but physically it didn’t help, with short and stumpy legs…

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