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The London Landmarks Half Marathon has reached a significant milestone, with participants raising more than £50 million for charitable causes since its inception, according to organizers.

The event, organized by the baby loss charity Tommy's, marked its seventh edition on Sunday, attracting nearly 19,000 runners. Covering a distance of 13.1 miles (21 kilometers), the course wound its way through iconic landmarks such as Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral, and Trafalgar Square.

Among the participants were well-known personalities including Dermot O'Leary, Gabby Logan, and Stephen Mangan, adding star power to the race.

Entertainment along the route, including steel bands and choirs, added to the festive atmosphere of the event.

Ben Leaman emerged as the first man to cross the finish line, securing his victory for the second consecutive year with an impressive time of 1 hour, 9 minutes, and 1 second. Meanwhile, Kate Moulds claimed the top spot among women, completing the course in 1 hour, 22 minutes, and 5 seconds.

Breandan Ward, the first visually impaired runner, completed the challenging course alongside his guide runner in 1 hour, 35 minutes, and 31 seconds. Ryan Baker, the fastest wheelchair participant, achieved a commendable time of 2 hours, 30 minutes, and 33 seconds.

Before the main race, the annual London Landmarks Charity Mascot Dash added a fun and lighthearted touch to the day's proceedings. Photo by