A Paralyzed woman completes the London Marathon in 16 days after the race began, Claire Lomas 32-year-old British woman walks the last mile of the London Marathon on May 8, 2012, Lomas wore Bionic suit to make her journey, according to reports of several international news sites on Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
Bionic Woman Claire Lomas became the first person finished a marathon with the aid of a Bionic suit, the brave British woman in tears while touching the finish line on The Mall in Central London after completing the 26.2 mile course.
Report says that Claire managed to walk two miles a day; she starts with 36,000 other runners and after two weeks of hard work she finally crossed the finish line.
Claire said: “The support as has been breathtaking and it feels fantastic to finally finish.”
“I really didn’t expect this and I can’t quite believe it’s all for me. Everyone has been so supportive and I couldn’t have done it without them.”
“There were times when I questioned whether I would make it when I was training.”
“Once I started, I just took each day as it came and every step got me a step closer.”
Claire’s heroic marathon efforts refused to honor by the organizers because she did not finish within 24 hours but Claire inspired 14 fellow runners and donated their medals.
Claire told MailOnline: ‘When I started the challenge it was never my priority to get a medal as I knew from the start line I wouldn’t receive one. The campaign was always about raising funds and awareness for Spinal Research.”
Reports added that Claire was paralysed after a horse riding accident in 2007.