Runner dies in marathon

A spokesman for the Royal Sussex County Hospital said the man died at 2.30pm.

England cricketer Matt Prior had officially started today's race, the fourth Brighton marathon, in Preston Park at 9am.

Organisers said 9,315 competitors were taking part.

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Pledges flood in for dead runner

Donations are flooding into the fundraising page of a 23-year-old man who died after collapsing during the Brighton Marathon.