There are a number of Thurrock folk running the marathon. They all have a chip in their race number and so we can follow their 5K split times on the Virgin marathon website.
Here is a list of runners so far. Click onto the link and you will see full details of their Justgiving pages and their stories.
Among the runners are:
From the Thurrock Local Enterprise Agency Graeme Loveland
From Pixelwork Matt Harris
From Essex Police Leigh Norris
From Stanford-le-Hope, Terry Fisher
Thurrock teacher, Emma Hopper
From Corringham, Anne Pettican
From Chafford Hundred, Phil Cunningham
Olympic Gold Medallist, Danny Crates
Former East Thurrock United footballer Reiss Gilbey
We will add more runners as we go along.