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Devon woman goes into record books after London marathon

A woman from Devon has gone into the record books after becoming the fastest woman to run the London marathon in a wedding dress.

Naomi Garrick from Sidmouth needed to beat a time of 4 hours eleven minutes - which she did.

But the 43 year old had some stiff competition. 30 year-old Claire Pearse from Cambridge was also dressed as a bride for the 26 mile race.

Devon woman breaks London Marathon world record

A woman from Devon has gone into the record books today after becoming the fastest woman to run the London marathon in her wedding dress. Naomi Garrick from Sidmouth needed to beat a time of 4 hours eleven minutes - which she did.

The 43 year old had some stiff competition. 30 year-old Claire Pearse from Cambridge was also dressed as a bride for the 26 mile race.

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Devon woman to run marathon in her wedding dress

Naomi Garrick and Claire Pearse will both be running in their wedding dresses Credit: ITV News

A woman from Devon is attempting to break a world record today by running the London marathon in her wedding dress. Naomi Garrick from Sidmouth needs to beat a time of 4 hours eleven minutes.

But the 43 year old has some competition. 30 year-old Claire Pearse from Cambridge will also be dressed as a bride for the 26 mile race.

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