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Long run

Long run Finally, Mole would like to congratulate Lloyds Banking Group’s sales director of mortgages Nigel Stockton following his fantastic performance in the Tokyo Marathon.

The industry stalwart sped through the finishing line in a tremendous time of 3 hours 58 minutes, raising more than £11,000 for homeless charity Shelter.

“It went really well,” a breathless Stockton told Mole. “I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who sponsored me. I finished in what is close to a personal best time which is surprising considering the amount I drank at the Mortgage Strategy Awards.”

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