Update, 14/4/14: I completed the marathon in 3:24:36 - the second half was tough, but the amazing crowds kept me running! Thanks to everyone for your support.
It's not too late to sponsor me - and check out all the photos and videos at facebook.com/gogherkin.
The costume is 8 feet tall and weighs around 5 kg. It took months to make, using papier mache, wood, parts of old rucksacks, and lots of gaffer tape and paint!
Find out more at www.gogherkin.com, and watch Go Gherkin: The Movie if you've not seen it already! You can also follow me at facebook.com/gogherkin and twitter.com/gogherkin. And please give generously for this excellent cause!
running the London Marathon in a home-made Gherkin for The Cure Parkinson's Trust because no-one works harder to find a cure for Parkinson's
We fund medical research to find a cure for Parkinson's
Charity Registration No. 1111816