Wicklow man completes 908km charity run

Sunday 19 May 2013 22.09
Niall Roche ran over 900km in three weeks (Pic: Brain Tumour Ireland)
Niall Roche ran over 900km in three weeks (Pic: Brain Tumour Ireland)

A Wicklow man has run the equivalent of 22 marathons in three weeks to raise money for the Brain Tumour Ireland charity.

Niall Roche, 32, from Dunlavin, ran the entire length 908km of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.

He starting in St Jean Pied de Port in France and finished in Cape Finisterre in Galicia.

Mr Roche's mother, Ronnie Fehilly, died of a brain tumour last year.