Olympic silver medalist Steve Backley said doing the Olympic Park run was incredible.
Backley, who joined other sports stars including cricketer Alec Stewart and athlete Fatima Whitbread, said:
"It was incredible. It genuinely brought back all the memories of competing at Olympic Games."
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