ITV Central correspondent Phil Brewster reports on Claire Lomas's attempt to complete the London Marathon, despite being paralysed after a riding accident.
She is 'walking' with robotic legs and it will take her two weeks.
Organisers have angered people by saying it's too slow for a medal.
Claire Lomas, who lost the use of her legs in a riding accident, talks to ITV News' Lewis Vaughn-Jones on her progress halfway through her attempt to complete the London Marathon.
Claire is using revolutionary robotic legs to complete the challenge.
Lewis Vaughan Jones caught up with Claire Lomas, the paralysed woman who is walking the London Marathon, as she passed Canary Wharf, over halfway through the course.
Ms Lomas is completing the marathon using a bionic suit.
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A paralysed woman from Leicestershire, who is walking the London marathon course using a "bionic suit" has been told that she won't get a medal, because she's taken too long to cover the distance.
Claire Lomas from Eye Kettleby, near Melton Mowbray, set off on April 22nd and is now on mile 18 at Canary Wharf. She hopes to finish all 26 miles on Tuesday.
Under London Marathon rules, competitors have to finish the course in less than 24 hours, but Claire Lomas is still several miles short of the finish on day 12.
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14.5 miles into the Marathon - maybe get to 16 miles tomorrow ..better go bed!
A woman using a bionic suit to complete the London Marathon has gone past the halfway point.
Claire Lomas from Leicestershire is paralysed from the chest down after a horse-riding accident. She's hoping to complete the marathon within 2 weeks.
You can read more on Claire's story here: http://www.itv.com/news/central/story/2012-04-19/marathon-in-robotic-suit/
Claire Lomas who, despite being paralysed from the chest down, is doing the London Marathon with a pair of robotic legs.
No matter how long it takes, Claire says she's determined to walk the full 26 mile course.
Our correspondent Phil Brewster has been following her progress.
As the rest of the runners in the London Marathon get back to normal lives, one of those taking part won't reach the finish line for nearly a fortnight.
Claire Lomas, who was paralysed from the waist down, is using robotic legs to complete the 26 miles and raise money for charity.
Claire, from Eye Kettleby near Melton Mowbray, was paralysed in a horse riding accident in 2007.
She's been training for the event in the robotic suit which enables people with lower-limb paralysis to walk.
She hopes to raise fifty thousand pounds for Spinal Research.
Claire Lomas, from Eye Kettleby near Melton Mowbray, joins the thousands of London marathon runners. Claire was paralysed from the waist down in a riding accident.