Runner who died after completing London Marathon worked in Maidenhead

Runner who died after completing London Marathon worked in Maidenhead

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Luke Matthews

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Runner who died after completing London Marathon worked in Maidenhead

An IT expert at Three's headquarters in Maidenhead has died after collapsing on the finish line of Sunday’s London Marathon.

Robert Berry was immediately taken to a race medical facility before an emergency transfer to St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.  

The 42-year-old joined the Three offices in Grenfell Road in 2001 and returned as the Head of ICT Innovation in 2012 after a spell working for Ericsson.

David Jones, chief information officer at Three and Robert's manager, said: "Rob was a great guy.

"Aside from being great at his job, he was simply one of the loveliest people I've had the privilege to know."

Robert, from Newbury, was running the Virgin Money event in aid of the National Osteoporosis Society and donations have since flooded into his page to the sum of more than £50,000.

Click here to visit his donations page. 

See this Thursday's Advertiser for the full story.

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