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The best London Marathon fancy dress

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The London Marathon attracts elite athletes to the capital every year, who showcase the pinnacle of physical fitness.

But we all know what the big day is really about - the hilarious outfits.

Here are some of the best on a day that saw 36,500 runners start the race and and impressive 34,600 reach the finish line.

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We're pretty sure taking public transport is banned...

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Marathons are even harder when you're smurf-sized.

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Humphrey the camel looks surprisingly hydrated as he enters the final stages.

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After 20 miles or so, that mankini must really start to chafe.

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Why isn't Prince Philip making an inappropriate remark?

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One way to make sure your friends spot you on the telly.

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The self-explanatorially-named Mr Testicles in action.

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That rarest of sights - policemen roaming the London streets.

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This man has earned a celebratory can of Irn-Bru.

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If those gorillas had simply eaten the banana they might be in better shape.

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