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15 Fabulous And Bizarre Costumes From The London Marathon

That Stormtrooper is a real trooper.

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1. Thumbs up to you too, big pink flamingo 👍.

One of the more 'flamboyant' #HeartRunners taking on the #LondonMarathon 🐤🏃🏻

3. Fancy running the marathon at 90 like this queen*.

All of the runners are heroes and her majesty at 90 did really well. #Queenat90 #LondonMarathon

*Not the actual queen. Probably not actually 90.


5. A delicious-looking, and record-breaking, bottle of London ale.

He's got bottle: new record for @Charlielong86 at his 3rd #LondonMarathon for fastest marathon as a bottle 03:09:37

7. A pouncing tiger.

Congratulation Paul @ExodusTravels #LondonMarathon #ExodusTiger #8miles


10. A large nurse.

Here's Nessa the WellChild Nurse at the start of the marathon course - currently about half way! #LondonMarathon

12. Paddington Bear.


14. This record-breaking hot dog.

Seriously fast food: New record for Ryan Deering – Fastest marathon as a fast food product- 03:57:17 #LondonMarathon

Laura Silver is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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