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Pole running to Rome for Polish pope sainthood

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A Polish marathoner is running the whole 2,000 kilometres to Rome in time for next month's canonisation of his countryman Pope John Paul II. 

Polish marathon runner Piotr Kurylo runs on March 20, 2014 near the village of Radzyn Podlaski, days after beginning a trek to the Vatican

On his way to celebrating the sainthood of the late Polish pontiff, Piotr Kurylo will also pray for world peace, notably in neighbouring Ukraine.

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