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Family and friends complete last three miles of course in memory of army captain who collapsed during London Marathon

David Seath, 31, a veteran of the Afghanistan conflict, suffered a cardiac arrest. Credit: ITV News

Family and friends of an Army captain who tragically died while running the London Marathon, have completed the last three miles of the course in his honour.

Today we return to London to finish the 3.2 miles of the Virgin London Marathon David so tragically could not finish.

It will not doubt be an incredibly emotional day but an important step in moving forward as a family and wider community.

– Memorial fund's Facebook page

David Seath, 31, a veteran of the Afghanistan conflict, suffered a cardiac arrest around 23 miles into this year's event

A memorial fund set up in his name has already raised £103,000 for his chosen charity Help for Heroes.

Family and friends took an important step forward tonight by finishing the 3.2 miles David so tragically could not finish.

Thank you to everyone who joined us in London as well as all those who walked simultaneously across the world.

We move forward, as one.

– Memorial fund's Facebook page

Last night the group travelled from Edinburgh to finish the last 3.2 miles of the course in his honour.

They said the the experience as "emotional, overwhelming, yet inspirational".