Wonder-woman Sarah raises marathon amount

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Hero runner Sarah Swift smashed her fundraising target after completing three long-distances despite an exhausting health condition.

Mrs Swift ran the Yorkshire Marathon in York on Sunday after already finishing the Wakefield 10k and Manchester Half-Marathon.

The mum-of-two, of Outwood, continued with her charity challenge after being auto immune condition thyroid eye disease.

She said: “My family and friends were absolutely amazing and were at seven or eight points in the route to cheer me on.

“Towards the end my legs were giving way. I was absolutely exhausted.”

Wakefield Hospice volunteer Mrs Swift, 43, raised more than £4,000 for five charities after setting a target of £2,500.

She added: “It’s way over what I dreamed of raising.”