Angel of the North runs the Virgin London Marathon

There’s one charity runner this year that you’re really going to struggle to miss during Sundays first Virgin London Marathon. He’s George Bingham and he’s attempting to break the Guiness World Record for running the Marathon in the largest costume.

His’Angel of the north’ is 4 inches taller than the current record so as long has he gets all the way round in one piece the record will be his.

George Bingham wearing his Angel of the North custome

George is running his marathon in support of Sue Ryder Care and you can support him by donating through his Virgin Money Giving fundraising page

When you see him come past make sure you give him some encouragement!


The Angel of the North was big! but unfortunately George Bingham was beaten to the record by a 20ft Giraffe. Jean-Paul running for the Meningitis Trust was also fundraising with Virgin Money Giving read more on our latest blog post.

2 Responses to “Angel of the North runs the Virgin London Marathon”

  1. 1 London Marathon 2010 « Stuart Gleave Trackback on April 25, 2010 at 10:39 pm
  2. 2 Giraffe breaks Guinness World Record at London Marathon « Virgin Money Giving Blog Trackback on April 28, 2010 at 4:24 pm
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