Dominic Kavanagh is a Clinical Care Patient Advisor for the Midlands at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
Many people from the region are running the London marathon to raise money for the charity, but he says he's confident in the country's security services.
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Outbreaks of light rain and drizzle, gradually becoming confined to mainly the Peak District.
A police officer has been caught on camera apparently using a phone at the wheel of a police van.
It will be a mostly cloudy day with drizzle at times and a brighter afternoon.