Princess Beatrice, who took part in the run, said being among the first to cross the Olympic finish line was an extraordinary moment in what should be "a memorable year for the nation".
Men's winner Tommy Davies said winning the race was fantastic. "This is a once in a lifetime thing," he said.
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