David Stone beat six competitors to break the Guinness World record for the fastest marathon dressed as a book character.
The 42-year-old from Devon, dressed as Count Dracula and completed his run in two hours 42 minutes, smashing the previous record of three hours and two minutes. He is already a record holder after dressing as Superman last year to break the record for fastest marathon dressed as a superhero.
I've done 48 marathons now so I know what to expect. The warm weather was the toughest part today rather than the costume, although the teeth make it difficult to speak. The crowds keep you going all the way, they were fantastic.
Tens of thousands of fun runners, amateur athletes and celebrities took part in the 32nd London Marathon.
Runner Matthew Loddy nears the end of his ‘100 marathons in 100 days’ challenge which has taken in Europe and parts of the UK.