Local hero Nedd Brockmann runs 4,000km in 46 days from one side of Australia to the other
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Nedd Brockmann has just accomplished one of the most incredible feats an Australian has ever dared to do.
The Aussie legend has arrived back home after running a whopping 4,000km in over 40 days from Perth's Cottesloe Beach to Sydney's Bondi – all to raise awareness for homelessness.
Yes, that means he was travelling around 100 kilometres-a-day on average.
As it stands, he has also raised just under $1.5million in donations with all proceeds going towards the Mobilise charity.
Young man, take a bow.
At around 6:30pm local time on Monday, former electrician Brockmann arrived at the iconic Bondi Beach to a hero's welcome.
Thousands turned up to get a glimpse of a truly inspirational human being who had beaten the odds and defied logic to push his body to the absolute limit.
With his legs, organs and just about everything else giving up on him, Brockmann's unbreakable belief and sheer determination was what kept him going – that soul goal of bringing awareness to homelessness Down Under.
And, well, his remarkable story has well and truly captivated a nation with more and more locals flooding the streets to show their support and clap him into their towns as he made his way through.
But it's not just on Australian shores that Brockmann is making headlines as his efforts have seen him draw in eyeballs from all across the world.
For a kid who simply “started running through COVID”, he has now etched his name into the sporting history books.
Young Australian of the Year? We think so.
But while the run itself is nothing short of mind-blowing, Brockmann somehow managed to maintain a bright a smile on his face throughout the entire time.
Maggots growing in his toes, soaking wet from the rain or body shutting down on him, the Aussie battler remained in good spirits, often updating his followers through Instagram.
Sometimes he'd be struggling mentally, making himself vulnerable and opening up to his followers.
Other times, he'd have a spring in his step and would be screaming uncontrollably down the camera lens as he watched the donations pile up.
For those of us following his progress through his stories, the way he carried himself the entire time was so refreshing to see.
What an absolute legend.
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