Our amazing London Marathon runners pulled out all the stops at this year’s event, with some completing the challenge in full fire kit and even a fire engine costume.

More than 30 runners took on the 26.2 miles through the streets of London on Sunday, raising more than £60,000 for us in the process.

In an incredible achievement, Emma Whatley ran the entire race dressed as a fire engine. She was aiming to break 5 hours 30 to get a Guinness World Record, and smashed it with a time of 4.38.

She says: “The main factor that got me through was the supporters. They were so excited when they saw me and that gave me power to push through, especially during the last 5 miles when things got super difficult for me (super fatigue, muscle soreness in my shoulders, arms, and legs, wind gust from sideway).”

Emma met fellow supporter Miles on the start line

You can watch our video highlights here, and below you can see a few of the many highlights from the day:

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