Amputee athlete runs a staggering 104 marathons in 104 days

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An amputee and cancer survivor is opening up on how she overcame all obstacles to run 104 marathons in 104 days, covering 2,724.8 miles.

Despite the achievement, Jacky Hunt-Broersma from South Africa, is already planning her next challenge - a 240-mile ultratrail race in October.

"It was a sense of me being really, really stubborn and saying, 'no, I can do this, I want to do this, I want to give it a try,'" she said. "I was never a runner before that, but there's something in you when you lose something."

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