The family of Lance Corporal Craig Roberts, who died during the selection process for the Territorial Army's SAS section, today said they are devastated at their loss, but he had died "in the pursuit of his dream".
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The happy couple said they did not know about a high-profile social media campaign to find them until they got back from honeymoon.
On Sunday night in Stratford he'll try and break what's known as the Hour Record - racing laps of the velodrome for 60 minutes.
Disruption was expected to last well into the rush hour, threatening a repeat of chaotic scenes at London Bridge earlier this year.