What time did this year’s celebrities finish the London Marathon?

Plenty of famous faces have been taking part in the race, but how long has it taken them to run 26 miles?

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James Cracknell – Finishing Time 02:43:12

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Who? Former professional rower Cracknell is a double Olympic gold medalist and multiple rowing world champion. Since retiring from professional sport, he has presented on ITV and Channel 4.

First marathon? No. James has run the London Marathon several times before, completing the marathon with a time of 02:50:43 in 2015.

Who is he running for? Headway and RNLI

Quinton Fortune – Finishing Time 04:06:29

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Who? Former footballer Fortune is best-known for his seven years playing for Manchester United, as well as twice representing South Africa at the World Cup.

First marathon? This will be Fortune’s first London Marathon, after running the Greater Manchester Marathon in 2012.

Who is he running for? Manchester United Foundation

Helen Glover – Finishing Time 03:05:25

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Who? Helen Glover is a member of the Great Britain Rowing Team, and currently ranked as the number 1 female rower in the world. In partnership with Heather Stanning, Glover is a double Olympic gold medallist.

First marathon? Yes

Who is she running for? Brain and Spine Foundation

Heather Stanning – Finishing Time 03:32:46

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Who? Alongside Helen Glover, Stanning is a double Olympic gold medallist. In late 2016, after their victory in Rio, Stanning retired from rowing and returned to the army.

First marathon? Yes

Who is she running for? Royal British Legion Industries

Shane Williams – Finishing Time 04:01:54

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Who? Williams is a former Welsh rugby union player who has taken part in three World Cups, won two Six Nations championships and was named World Rugby’s Player of the Year in 2008.

First marathon? No. Shane has run the London Marathon twice before, in 2015 and 2016. He finished with an impressive time of 3 hours 35 minutes in 2015.

Who is he running for? Velindre Cancer Centre

Chrissie Wellington – Finishing Time 02:49:01

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Who? Chrissie is a former professional triathlete and four-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion.

 

Who is she running for? Cancer Research UK and Epilepsy

Jamie Peacock – Finishing Time 03:55:55

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Who? Former rugby league player Jamie Peacock is one of the most successful players in Super League history, having captained both England and Great Britain at an international level. Peacock also won the 2003 Man of Steel award.

First marathon? Yes

Who is he running for? Sue Ryder Wheatfields

Pamela Relph – Finishing Time 04:09:01

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Who? Relph is an adaptive rower and two-time Paralympic gold medallist, winning gold medals at London 2012 and Rio 2016 – the first rower to achieve that feat.

First marathon? Yes.

Who is she running for? Arthritis Research UK

Keith Senior – Finishing Time 04:12:35

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Who? Senior is a former rugby league player who is widely considered one of the greatest players of the Super League era; he represented both England and Great Britain at international level.

First marathon? No. Senior has completed the course three times before.

Who is he running for? The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust

Kevin Sinfield – Finishing Time 03:30:53

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Who? The former rugby league player represented both England and Great Britain at international level, and captained the Leeds Rhinos in Super League.

First marathon? Yes.

Who is he running for? Prostate Cancer UK

Danny Mills – TBC

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Who? Former footballer Mills represented England at the 2002 World Cup and is best-known for his time at Leeds United and Manchester City.

First marathon? No. Mills completed the London Marathon in 2016 with a time of 3 hours 14 minutes 46 seconds, having previously run both the Brighton and Yorkshire marathons.

Who is he running for? Cancer Research UK

Chris Newton – Finishing Time 02:45:22

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Who? Newton is a multiple world track cycling champion and triple Olympic medallist, having won medals at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games.

First Marathon? No. Newton is the fastest celebrity to have finished the London Marathon, completing the race in 2:45:10 in 2014.

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Who is he running for? Anthony Nolan.