The 50-year-old Conservative MP and experienced runner ran 106 kilometres — the equivalent of two-and-a-half full marathons.
He left the town of Saint-Ludger, the riding's southernmost point, at 5 a.m. and arrived in the town of St. Bernard, at the extreme north of the riding, a little over 13 hours later — just shy of his 12-hour target.
Bernier set a goal of completing the run and raising $50,000 when he turned 50 earlier this year.
In the end, he raised more than $153,000 for the Beauce Harvest Foundation, with the help of constituents who cheered him on. Many also ran alongside him for portions of his run.
Bernier was forced toForeign