VALE Centre for Voluntary Services chairman Steve Cox completed this year's London Marathon in under four hours, raising money for M.E. research.

A spokesman for the VCVS said "We are immensely proud of Steve for running in this year's London Marathon.

"Steve has been a hardworking and valued trustee for VCVS since 1997.

"Steve ran the Marathon in under four hours, a superb time and he did not stop or walk."

Steve is raising money for the charity Invest in M.E. Donations can still be made up until July 13 at