Brothers Jimmy (left) and Tommy Lindesay ran 3,000-plus kilometres along the Great Wall of China, following the route their explorer father took 35 years ago.
Brothers Jimmy (left) and Tommy Lindesay ran 3,000-plus kilometres along the Great Wall of China, following the route their explorer father took 35 years ago.
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‘They clearly had the genes’: brothers run the length of the Great Wall of China, 35 years after their father

  • In 1987, William Lindesay became the first foreigner to run along the wall. This year, sons Jimmy and Tommy followed in his footsteps from west to east
  • The pair took 131 days to complete the 3,262km run, meeting people their father met, overcoming hostility amid the pandemic – and ending with pizza and whisky

Brothers Jimmy (left) and Tommy Lindesay ran 3,000-plus kilometres along the Great Wall of China, following the route their explorer father took 35 years ago.
Brothers Jimmy (left) and Tommy Lindesay ran 3,000-plus kilometres along the Great Wall of China, following the route their explorer father took 35 years ago.
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