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In pictures: London Marathon runners

Tens of thousands of people have taken part in the 35th London Marathon and among the elite athletes, fund raisers and amateurs were some runners tackling the course in their own unique fashion.

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Image caption Colin Plews ran the marathon in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign in an elaborate pink dress
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Image caption Ladders on your clothes and ladders on the course - one runner had some added weight while completing the 26.2 mile race
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Image caption An estimated 750,000 spectators lined the streets to cheer on the competitiors
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Image caption Paul Martelletti broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon dressed as a superhero, after completing the race in two hours, 30 minutes and 12 seconds
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Image caption Many competitors were raising money for charity and hoping to beat the 2014 record amount of £53.2m
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Image caption Dogs, fairies and dinosaurs were among the characters crossing the marathon finish line
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Image caption A runner dressed as Big Bird was fundraising for Whizz-Kidz, which aims to transform the lives of disabled children
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Image caption Gemma Kirkham ran the race dressed as the Mona Lisa
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Image caption Jack Woodward, 22, from Portsmouth ran the race inside a giant testicle to raise money for Male Cancer Awareness after his friend Rob Harris died from testicular cancer when he was 21

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