With more than 40,000 runners taking on the London Marathon on Sunday, we checked in with some from Stevenage, North Herts and Central Bedfordshire to see how they got on.
A 39-year-old from Stevenage will be running the London Marathon today in memory of a childhood friend who lost her battle with cancer when she was just a teenager.
A Stotfold man will take on the 26.2-mile challenge in London on Sunday for the first time - fulfilling a lifetime ambition.
Stevenage's Charlotte Kearney, who almost lost her dad to sepsis and meningitis, is running the 2019 London Marathon in aid of the Meningitis Research Foundation.
Sarah Kendall, 36, from Stevenage, is running this Sunday's London Marathon in aid of Muscular Dystrophy UK.