ROB Pope, who currently holds the record for completing the London Marathon in the fastest time in film character costume, is coming to a Kendal pub to talk about his journey so far.

Also known as Forrest Gump, Mr Pope will be attending the New Union Pub, on Stricklandgate, where he will share his adventure stories, including the time when he ran Forrest Gump’s route across the USA.

The charity event, which will be held this Saturday, is in association with the Brathay Trust.

As well as serving fresh pasta a beer specially named after Mr Pope and brewed by Hawkshead Brewery will be on sale.

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Tickets cost £12.