The best of the weird and wonderful costumes people are running the London Marathon in this year

Tens of thousands of people are running to raise money for charity Credit: PA

From a man in an eight stone antique diving suit to a woman dressed as a mermaid, the London Marathon is always sure to delight when it comes to weird and wonderful costumes.

This year is no different.

Gemma Kirkham is attempting to beat the record for the fastest person dressed as a framed painting Credit: PA
Paul Simons is trying for fastest person dressed as a bottle Credit: PA
Andy Church, Heather Smith and Laura Jones are attempting the fastest time in a three-person costume Credit: PA
Jack Woodward, who is dressed as a giant testicle,is raising money for the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign Credit: PA