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Keep on running: 66-year-old chases 750th record

Ultra-distance runner William Sichel is currently taking part in a 1000-mile endurance event in Athens.

Ultra-distance runner William Sichel is closing in on his ambition of achieving 750 records in his challenging sport.

The 66-year-old from Kirkwall, Orkney, is currently taking part in a gruelling 1000-mile endurance event in Athens.

William – the first to run the North Coast 500 tourist route – told STV that chasing records “has kept me in the sport all these years”.