42.2km in 844 laps: sports fanatic runs a marathon in her tiny garden

Inspirational athlete Lee den Hond believes the lockdown is like an endurance event

17 May 2020 - 00:00 By Andrea Nagel

Lee den Hond is an extreme athlete, public speaker and businesswoman. In 2013 she became the third South African woman to summit Mount Everest, and in 2015
she was awarded South African Business Woman of the Year in the entrepreneurial category. She has written a book about her experience of climbing Everest called Yes. Now, under lockdown, she is running marathons in her tiny garden. ..

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