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Dr Robert Moran celebrates success after running the London Marathon - dressed in a tiara and tutu

The former Salendine Nook High School Student raised over £1,500 for the MS Society

Dr Robert Moran in his tutu and tiara which he completed the London Marathon in

A Doctor has completed his marathon mission after dressing up in some unusual running attire.

Dr Robert Moran, who studied at Salendine Nook High School, took part in this year’s London Marathon.

He ran dressed in a tutu and sparkly tiara as promised after reaching his fundraising target.

Dr Bob raised more than £1,600 for the MS Society, a charity which is particularly close to his family’s hearts. He completed the 26.2 mile course around the capital in a respectable 4 hours 3 minutes and 15 seconds.

Dr Bob had promised to don the fetching outfit if he reached his fundraising goal.

Before he set off he had smashed the £1,250 target, ensuring he would run in the tiara, but he needed another £250 to wear the full ensemble.

In anticipation of securing the funds he spent the night before the marathon making his tutu.

Dr Bob got to wear that too when an hour before he set off he received a phone call pledging the difference.

His sister Jennifer Moran said: “He received a lot of support from people who were watching.

“The best comment he heard from the crowd was a young boy asking his dad: ‘What’s that?’, pointing at his attire.

“His father replied: ‘It’s a tutu’ and the little boy responded with: ‘But he’s a man!’”

Dr Bob said that this spurred him on even more because it reminded him of why he was running.

The MS Society helps the 600,000 people in the UK who are directly impacted by multiple sclerosis.

Dr Bob’s brother-in-law lives with the disabling neurological disorder.

The Society is the country’s leading charity dedicated to finding a cure for the condition as well as providing vital support.

Dr Bob, who now works for the Department for Transport in London, says the support he has received via texts, tweets and donations is amazing.

He can still be sponsored on <a href = 'www.justgiving.com/Bob-Moran'>www.justgiving.com/Bob-Moran</a>

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