Iram Leon is a fighter. The father is battling terminal brain cancer, but it’s time with his six-year-old daughter that’s really driving him forward — and across the finish line:

A terminally ill father made sure his biggest supporter was with him every step of the way as he won a marathon – by pushing his six-year-old daughter in her pram along the entire 26-mile route.

Iram Leon, 32, was first over the finish line at the Gusher Marathon in Texas with a time of three hours, seven minutes, and 35 seconds, but insisted he ‘came in second’ behind daughter Kiana.

Keen runner Mr Leon, who was diagnosed with brain cancer shortly after turning 30, has already completed half a dozen races with Kiana, after deciding he no longer wanted to compete without taking his ‘princess’ along.

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