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Northampton marathon runner is Olympic Torchbearer

Mark May from Northampton carries the Olympic Torch through Oakham on Tuesday 3 July.

In the space of 2 years, Mark did 4 marathons around the world raising £5,000 for the Roy Castle Lung Foundation.

His nomination statement said: "Mark's positive attitude and uplifting spirit is a true asset and inspiration to us all. Despite a heavy work schedule, he always has time to deal with any enquiry and is never phased by anything despite work pressures."

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Route of the Olympic Torch on Tuesday 3 July

Day 46 of the Olympic Torch Relay on Tuesday 3 July starts outside the ITV Anglia region at the National Space Centre in Leicester. It passes through Quorn, Loughborough, Hoton, Wymeswold, Asfordby, Melton Mowbray and Langham before arriving at Rutland Water.

From Whitwell Harbour, the torch takes to a boat to do a torch handover in the middle of Rutland Water before making landfall again at Normanton where a schools' Olympics sports day is being held.

The animated map below shows the rest of the route to Peterborough.

After Rutland Water, the torch goes to Uppingham and then through the historic market town of Stamford before stopping off at Burghley House where Seb Coe will watch the handover.

Then it's a steam train from Wansford to Orton Mere on the Nene Valley Railway before a trek into Peterborough and the evening celebration at The Embankment.

Click here for a street-by-street route guide for Day 46


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