London Marathon success in aid of Shooting Star Children's Hospices
Yesterday saw the 26.2-mile iconic London Marathon return to our London streets for its first full-scale staging in more than two years, following the Covid-19 pandemic. After such a wait, the long-anticipated 41st running of the annual marathon did not disappoint…
Amongst the 50,000 runners who completed the race were Benjamin Murray, Scott Rogers and Giles Sams, and they were joined virtually by Barbara Clarkson who completed the Virtual London Marathon, with the quartet raising over £6,000 for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
After a two-year absence, the London Marathon drew in big crowds supporting the runners which helped power them around the route. Benjamin Murray, who completed his first London Marathon for Shooting Star in 2013 said “This was the most incredible marathon I’ve run. There was a real sense of celebration around the route today and the crowds were superb. The weather was great and there was a true sense of #weruntogether amongst the runners. Massive congratulations to Scott & Giles who completed their first marathon in a time of sub 4 hours – an amazing achievement! Thank you to everyone who lined the streets to cheer us home and thank you to everyone who has sponsored our quarter of runners.”
There is still time to donate to their JustGiving pages – Donate to Benjamin here. Donate to Scott here. Donate to Giles here. Donate to Barbara here.
Thank you to everyone who supported our runners on the streets and through sponsorship. We’re already talking about the London Marathon 2022!