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Running mate

Few realized that engineer Mark Whitby was one of the runners in the London marathon. The president-elect of the Institution of Civil Engineers did the run in 4 hours 50 minutes, coming in shortly after Steve Redgrave. Apparently it was a trial run for his presidential year; his sponsorship charity is the Hightown Praetorian Housing Association Women's Refuge in Stevenage, by the way.

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