King’s Lynn’s marathon effort

Jo Rust is talking about her positive experience of a gastric band and losing 90 per cent of her stomach following a freak problem. ENGANL00120130520085023

Jo Rust is talking about her positive experience of a gastric band and losing 90 per cent of her stomach following a freak problem. ENGANL00120130520085023

Less than a year ago, she nearly died after complications with her gastric band.

But now trades union activist JoAnne Rust has her eyes on another prize, completing the London Marathon next month.

Ms Rust, 47, from Gaywood, says she is inspired to take on her first 26-mile run following her near-death experience.

 

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