Eddie Izzard has managed to complete a staggering 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa. That's 707 miles (1,134 km) in temperatures in excess of 40°C. What an absolute legend.

Eddie Izzard has done it!

Somehow, this incredible man has ran 27 marathons in 27 days across South Africa, all to raise money for Sport Relief. Wow.

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Week 3: The Highlights

Watch the highlights from the third and penultimate week of Eddie's challenge for Sport Relief.

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Robben Island

It's day 24 of his challenge, and Eddie is running around Robben Island, where Mandela was held in prison for 18 years.

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Follow Eddie every step of the way

Watch all the latest videos from Eddie's Marathon Man challenge on BBC Three now.

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Eddie’s got a message for you

You don’t have to run 27 marathons in 27 days to get involved this Sport Relief.

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Eddie goes POP

Eddie visits the POP Centre in Prince Albert, to find out how your money can help change the lives of disadvantaged children in the community.

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A New Life

It's day 14 of his challenge, and Eddie stops off at the New Life project to see how your money can make a difference to children living in poverty in South Africa.

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Week 2: The Highlights

As Eddie approaches the end of his second week of running marathons across South Africa, we look back on the best (and worst) bits from the last few days.

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Eddie Izzard: Media Man

It's day 9 of the challenge, and Eddie is doing lots of live link-ups to news channels in the UK, to let them know how he is doing and to encourage the British public to show their support.

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I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul

Eddie reads out the inspirational poem Invictus, which meant a lot to Nelson Mandela during his years of imprisonment.

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Week 1: The Highlights

Eddie is one week in to his challenge for Sport Relief. Watch the highlights from the last 7 days here.

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Eddie's Motivation

Eddie is taking on this epic challenge to raise life changing cash for Sport Relief, so that the work we do both in the UK and across the world can continue. Find out how your money has made a difference in South Africa, the country that Eddie has chosen for his challenge in honour of Nelson Mandela.

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So far Eddie has raised



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