Alyson Dixon has thanked people for their support in today's London Marathon. The Sunderland runner has just missed out on an Olympic team spot after failing to finish in under 2 hours 30 minutes.
THANK YOU so much for all of your support! I redefined my pain limits out there today but I finished with a smile! 2.35.46 not too shabby...
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