London Marathon on April 21

London Marathon on April 21London Marathon is to take place on April 21 and Maria McGuigan has proved herself fit enough this time to partake in the event.

Maria, a data protection officer, is a 39-year-old woman from Leicestershire who has successfully shed a notable five stone. It has been found that she has reduced from 15st 2lb to 10st 2lb and from a size 24 to 12.

A number of other people from the county have also been taking part in the event, the report found. But, it is a big challenge for Maria. She has told that when she was size 24, she was not even able to run for 30 seconds.

It has been found that Maria is aimed at raising funds for Markfield's Redgate Farm Animal Sanctuary. She affirmed that she was an animal-lover and the sanctuary is engaged in wonderful work. The woman has two Labradors.

Melt-on's Soldier Sam Jensch would also be a part of the Marathon, who is seeking to raise money for the Royal British Legion.

"I am really excited about running for the Royal British Legion because over the years I have witnessed and admired the fantastic work it does to assist servicemen and women", said 23-year-old Sam Jensch.