A group of musicians from Huddersfield have set a new record - as the fastest marching band in the world.
They were given a civic reception at Huddersfield Town Hall tonight. Chris Kiddey reports.
Musicians from West Yorkshire have reclaimed their title as the fastest of their kind in the world.
The 30 members of the Huddersfield Marathon Marching Band – aiming to raise £50,000 – finished in six hours and 57 minutes.
They were treated to a civic reception this evening.
Last year, ITV launched the Stand By Your Man campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer. It was partly inspired by John Anderson, a surgeon from Sheffield who saved hundreds of lives then fell victim to the disease himself.
This weekend one of his five children, Jamie, will honour his father's memory and raise awareness himself by taking on the London Marathon.
A Sheffield man is running the London marathon on Sunday in memory of his late father.
James Anderson is one of hundreds of runners from the region taking part in the race. His father John was a leading expert on prostate cancer but died from the disease last year.
Mr Jarvis took part in the event to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. He lost his first wife to the illness three years ago. Running alongside him was his father, who's previously taken part in more than a hundred marathons.
60 year old 'Zack' Zacharkiewich from Sheffield is one of the many thousands of runners refusing to deterred from running tomorrow's London marathon in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.
The Metropolitan Police say they will be reviewing their security procedures following two explosions at the Boston Marathon in Massachusetts.
The blasts struck six days before thousands of athletes and fun-runners take part in the London Marathon.
Chief Superintendent Julia Pendry, the event commander, said security arrangements would be reviewed ahead of the event next Sunday.
She said: "A security plan is in place for the London Marathon. We will be reviewing our security arrangements in partnership with London Marathon."
Nick Bitel, the chief executive of London Marathon, said: "We are deeply saddened and shocked by the news from Boston.
"Our immediate thoughts are with the people there and their families. It is a very sad day for athletics and for our friends and colleagues in marathon running. Our security plan is developed jointly with the Metropolitan Police, and we were in contact with them as soon as we heard the news."
Ed Balls is busy training for this year's London marathon. It is the second time the Morley and Outwood MP has entered the race. This year he will be running to support Whizz Kids and Action for Stammering Children.
A South Yorkshire MP who lost his wife to cancer will run the London Marathon next year to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
It will be the third time Dan Jarvis has taken on the 26.2 mile challenge.
The Labour MP for Barnsley Central said he wanted to raise "as much money as possible" as well as raising awareness about early diagnosis of cancer.
He added: “We must be bold in our attempts to combat the disease and if I can play my small part next April then I will be proud to do so”.