The Guy Who Ran Last Weekend's London Marathon In A Gorilla Suit Just Finished In A Tight 6 Days

Submitted by: fancylad 1 year ago in Sports Weird

If you've been paying attention, you'll remember that the London Marathon took place last Saturday -- IAB covered the story of David Wyeth who literally fell short of the finish line, but was help by Matthew Rees, a fellow runner.

Well, another story that's coming to light is the one of Tom Harrison. He began crawling the London Marathon dressed in a gorilla suit and according to the BBC, he just finished today. 

Harrison, a.k.a. Mr. Gorilla, crawled the race in full ape suit -- he did it to raise money for the Gorilla Organization — £22,000 (around $28,500) was pledged.

He ran the marathon last year raising money for gorillas, but found crawling much more stressful.  "It's shoulders, hamstrings, glutes, quads, from the constant crouching," he said. "We're not really designed to do that." Harrison said the money will be used to protect endangered gorillas in Africa.

There are 2 comments:
Male 7,047
Did they allow him bathroom breaks or did he start  ~Sings~ "Flinging the poo, Slinging the poo, Oh Lumpy,Chunky smelly ol poo..." Sorry I thought the song needed another encore
Male 2,316
Well isn't he special and good for him, I think?