Sophie Raworth Completes Marathon

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BBC news presenter Sophie Raworth completed the Virgin London Marathon after collapsing at the 24 mile check point.

Sophie spent about two hours in a St John’s Ambulance bay before moving on and completing the race in six hours, 22 minutes.

The 42 year-old raised over £12,000 for Cancer research.

Later, she spoke to Chris Rogers at BBC News HQ:

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  • steve jeffery

    Shame that they can’t get the first aid organisation’s name spelt correctly. It is St John Ambulance without any apostrophe.