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British father who went missing after running the New York marathon is found safe and well

British father who went missing after running the New York marathon is found safe and well

  • Christopher Ruane from Uckfield, East Sussex, disappeared after Sunday race
  • Sussex Police said the 51-year-old has now been found and spoken to by NYPD
  • Mr Ruane went missing after finishing the 26.2-mile race in 6 hours, 57 minutes
  • He was meant to fly back on Monday but fears raised when he missed his flight

A runner who went missing after competing in the New York City marathon last week has been found.

Christopher Ruane from Uckfield, East Sussex, disappeared after the race on Sunday and authorities were ‘very concerned’ for his welfare.

But Sussex Police said the 51-year-old has now been found and spoken to by New York Police Department.

Mr Ruane is pictured running

Christopher Ruane (left and right) from Uckfield, East Sussex, disappeared after the race on Sunday

But Sussex Police said the 51-year-old (pictured) has now been found and spoken to by New York Police Department

But Sussex Police said the 51-year-old (pictured) has now been found and spoken to by New York Police Department

The force tweeted: ‘Pleased to be able to tell everyone that missing #Uckfield man Christopher Ruane, 51, has been found and spoken to by the New York Police Department.’

It added: ‘He is safe and well. Thank you to all who shared our concerns for his well-being and for RTs.’

Mr Ruane went missing after finishing the 26.2-mile race in 6 hours, 57 minutes and 32 seconds.

The force tweeted: 'Pleased to be able to tell everyone that missing #Uckfield man Christopher Ruane, 51, has been found and spoken to by the New York Police Department.' Pictured: Mr Ruane doing the marathon (centre) in a missing person's post

The force tweeted: ‘Pleased to be able to tell everyone that missing #Uckfield man Christopher Ruane, 51, has been found and spoken to by the New York Police Department.’ Pictured: Mr Ruane doing the marathon (centre) in a missing person’s post

He was supposed to fly back on Monday but fears were raised when he missed his flight and could not be contacted.

It is not clear where Mr Ruane has been but it is thought he may have been in Manhattan and Astoria, Queens.

Mr Ruane went missing after finishing the 26.2-mile race in 6 hours, 57 minutes and 32 seconds

Mr Ruane

Mr Ruane (left and right) went missing after finishing the 26.2-mile race in 6 hours, 57 minutes and 32 seconds

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