Between all the doom and gloom news, we are always ready to seek out some positivity and give it out to our readers! And today, we found out that a 103-year-old doctor in Belgium is looking to complete a marathon by walking daily laps around his garden to raise money for COVID 19 research.
Een COVID-held: Dr Leempoels, 103-jarige (!) huisarts uit Rotselaar wandelt marathon in zijn tuin ten voordele van het convalescent plasma onderzoek! 🙏👏💪https://t.co/qMuaWlqbKq
— Geert Meyfroidt (@GMeyfroidt) June 2, 2020
Alfons Leempoels completes ten daily laps around the garden of his home in Rotselaar, some 30 km east of Brussels, as per NWS news.
The news agency also mentioned that the retired doctor began his journey on June 1 and has completed a third of the marathon.
We wish all the luck to the inspiring gentleman and hope he finishes his goal soon!