Ely world record attempt for Alison Stewart who is running the 2019 London Marathon dressed as Snow White

PUBLISHED: 15:40 01 March 2019 | UPDATED: 15:49 01 March 2019

Alison Stewart from Ely (pictured) is attempting to break a world record when she runs the London Marathon dressed as Snow White. Picture: SUPPLIED

Alison Stewart from Ely (pictured) is attempting to break a world record when she runs the London Marathon dressed as Snow White. Picture: SUPPLIED

Alison Stewart

An Ely woman plans to break the world record for the fastest marathon time dressed as a fairytale character at the Virgin Money London Marathon.

Alison Stewart will be running this year’s 26.2-mile sprint while dressed as Snow White as well as raising as much money as she can for her chosen charity.

The 39-year-old King’s Ely employee will be running for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) as chosen by her seven-year-old daughter.

Ms Stewart said: “It seemed very fitting given my outfit. We went to visit the hospice last week, and saw first hand the amazing work they do.

“I work at King’s Ely, and have a running club, who have been helping me train. I also asked one of the students to help me put together my costume.”

The current Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon runner dressed as a fairy tale character is held by Julie Greenwood with a time of 4:24:07.

To donate, visit: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AlisonStewart20

Are you from Cambridgeshire and running this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon? We’d love to feature you in our newspaper, online and in print.

Please email your name, age, where you live and the cause you are running for and why to john.elworthy@archant.co.uk – include ‘London Marathon 2019’ in the subject area.

Please keep submissions between 150-200 words and make sure you attach a photograph. Remember to leave contact details so we can catch up with you after the race. Good luck!

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