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London Marathon Runner Gives Up Personal Best To Help Exhausted Competitor Over The Line

By Mark Pygas

Yesterday was the London Marathon, and it won't be remembered for the records set, but the moment selfless competitor Matthew Rees sacrificed his own time to help an exhausted runner he didn't even know over the line.  

Just a few meters from the finish line, Rees stopped running to carry David Wyeth, who was shaking from exhaustion, over the finish line with the help of a race steward. The moment was luckily captured by BBC News, who later shared the inspiring moment on Twitter.