Injured Soldier Completes London Marathon On Crutches

  • By Sean McKeon
  • Published May. 13, 2009
  • Updated May. 20, 2009 at 2:54 PM UTC

British Royal Military Policeman finishes London Marathon after 13 days.

Major Phil Packer was told he would never walk again, yet the Iraq veteran finished the London Marathon after completing two miles a day for 13 days.  Packer was wounded in Iraq during a rocket attack in February 2008 and has vowed to raise money for Help for Heroes, the charity that helped him get to where he is today.  Although not the traditional way to finish a marathon, Packer should be a great motivation to us all.

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