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This is Blue Peter...but mini.
Expect epic adventures, makes, bakes, badges, pets,
presenters and your post.
We've only got five minutes
so get ready for your Blue Peter adventure.
I am at Blackheath in London
at the start line of the London Marathon,
where thousands of other people are trained really hard for this.
I suffered a pretty bad knee injury
but I can now officially confirm that I am ready to do this.
What have I let myself in for?
This world-famous race is one of the most gruelling
and toughest sporting events going.
Today, 37,000 runners will attempt to run a massive 26.2 miles,
bringing the centre of London to a standstill.
But that's not important.
What's important is this -
the Blue Peter Sport Badge.
That's the whole reason I am doing this
and I've got to remember that when things get difficult.
Now, the boys can't be on the start line with me but I'm not alone.
I'm joined by experienced marathon runners Amy and Bev.
Now, Amy, you've got Barney through a 10k before.
The marathon is about four times that.
So do you think you can get me to the finish line?
-Please tell me you can.
-I will, don't worry. You're going to be fine.
The London atmosphere's amazing as well, you'll enjoy it.
Well, everyone's getting ready.
They're queuing, ready for the start line.
-So should we go run the London Marathon?
-Let's do it.
There's no getting out of it now. It's race time.
Three, two, one!
This is it, see you at the end!
I'm making good progress over the first three miles.
It's taken me just over 25 minutes to get this far. Not bad.
Thumbs up, Linds.
There are thousands of runners being cheered on by their family
and friends and luckily, I have got Radzi and Barney.
But they only have one chance to see me en route
before they must brave the crowds to get to the finish line.
At this point, Lindsey will have run six miles.
She's still got 20 miles to go. Go on, son.
As you can see, everyone is very excited about being here.
Yes, Ironman's here!
Go on, Ironman!
About to see Barney. I'm so excited!
I am still feeling really energetic.
I just can't wait to give Barney a hug.
-How you doing? Are you all right?
-Yeah, really good.
-How are you feeling?
I feel really good, actually. Yeah, I feel good. I'm loving it.
Tell us about the crowd spurring you on.
They keep shouting my name and shouting, "Blue Peter."
-So far, like, one of the best days of my life.
-Have a good one, Linds.
See you in a bit. Go on, Linds!
I've got to go and try and catch up with her now, though.
See you in a bit.
I'm doing well and next I am seeing Radzi at the nine mile point.
Eight miles done!
-How are you feeling?
-I feel fine!
-Yeah, I feel really fine. I feel great.
-How are you getting on?
-Oh, she's amazing. She is flying.
There is Blue Peter fans who have been holding up banners for me.
I've been trying not to cry.
Like, it's honestly one of the best days ever.
17 miles to go and the next time I will see the boys
is hopefully at the finish line.
So I'm going to have to dig deep.
That's the bridge.
My only aim was to get there feeling good
and I've done that.
After this, we just have to see what happens.
Every step I take now is a step closer to the end.
We have just got to keep going.
Amazing to think that some of the elite runners
are just there, finishing.
17 miles in
and one of the crew grabs me for an update.
-How are you doing?
-So far so good.
But I am really starting to feel the pain.
And I am just trying not to cry.
I just want to be on the finish line now.
I am really struggling.
I just need to stay positive.
So tired. 21 miles.
I just want to finish now.
It's the final stretch.
I'm in so much pain and all I want to do is walk,
but I can't let this beat me.
Nearly there. We're on Big Ben, now.
It's quite frustrating to be on the finish line
and all you're looking for is one face.
There's a sea of so many hundreds of different people.
And there's only one person we're all really interested in.
I can't feel my legs
and I've never been so tired in all my life.
But at last, I've made it.
And the first thing I need is a hug from my mum.
Well done, well done.
-How are you doing?
-I'm so tired.
-Well done. That was amazing.
-That was absolutely amazing.
You've done so, so, so well.
What kept you going? What was in your head?
Just knowing you guys would be here and...that sport badge.
That was the hardest thing I've ever done.
Lindsey, that badge is all about inspiring people at home
and your face right now, the way you're breathing,
-the way you're standing, the way you can't feel your legs...
That is inspiration.
That's the most impressive thing you've ever done.
Up high. Come on, go and get yourself some sugary drinks.
Oh, I feel like I'm going to fall over!
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