Sunderland runner Aly Dixon was the first British runner to cross the line at today's London Marathon.
The 38-year-old, who runs for Sunderland Strollers, finished 14th in the race, to seal her spot in GB's squad for this summer's World Championships.
She did it in a personal best time of 2 hours 29 minutes and 5 seconds, smashing her previous PB of 2h29m30s.
There was no joy for her fellow Olympian Jo Pavey, who dropped out after 16 miles.
Kenya's Mary Keitany set a new world record to win the women's race, and Britain's David Weir won a record seventh wheelchair title.
Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's 12-year women's-only marathon record to post two hours and 17 minutes.