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Rutland runner was one of only two finishers within strict 55-hour time limit

Rutland Running and Triathlon Club member Bryan Clary has returned triumphant from an event which he described as the most horrendous to ever take part in.

Clary claimed first spot in the Tunnel Ultra Marathon after completing the gruelling 200-mile non-stop course in 50 hours and 58 minutes.

The event - believed to be the world's longest ever underground ultra-marathon - took place in Combe Down tunnel in Bath - an old railway tunnel which was closed for 50 years and reopened in 2013 as the UK's longest cycle tunnel at just over one mile.

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