Casualty star Jaye Griffiths carried over the finish line at the London Marathon after fainting mid-race

The actress – who plays consultant Elle Gardner in the BBC One medical drama -was supported over the finish line as she completed the race in just over 5 hours and 54 minutes despite having to be treated by St John's Ambulance staff after her fainting spell.

She was treated with fluids before bravely continuing the race. Jaye ran the marathon to raise money for Bloodwise, a blood cancer charity that funds research into fighting the disease.

While Jaye managed to finish the race, former glamour model Katie Price was not so lucky as a knee injury forced her to pull out of the race.

The former glamour model, 39, is believed to have stopped running around 10 to 15 km into the 42km course.

A policeman was later seen wearing her ‘lungs’ costume as he cycled to the finish line.

The mum-of-five had been expected to finish the race in just under eight hours, at around 7pm this evening.

Katie, who previously said she would complete the race even if she had to "crawl", is running in aid of the British Lung Foundation after her mum was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2017.

The star previously suffered heartache during the annual endurance race in 2009 when she suffered a miscarriage.

This time, Katie was determined to finish the race again – so will no doubt be devastated that she was forced to pull out.

She told The Daily Mirror: “If I collapse, I better f***ing get up again.

"But even if I end up having to crawl, I will get over that line. Whatever has gone on in my life this year, I’ll put that aside on the day.

Amy exclusively told Sun Online: “I am so proud of Katie. The last few months have been a rollercoaster ride for my family.

“The main thing is that we raise awareness of what is a much-neglected health area, so the people with the power to do something take notice and act.

“I have a terminal lung condition that took far too long to be diagnosed.

“A national plan for lung disease will help patients get the right diagnosis and early access to the right treatment and care.

“Everyone who runs the London Marathon does it for their own personal reasons and the journey they’ve been on.

“It means something to everyone. And for Kate it’s about me.”

Katie told Sun Online: “Somebody dies from lung disease every five minutes in the UK.

“It’s important that we raise awareness of the need for fast, accurate diagnosis and the best treatment."

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