FLM 2003

Whats wrong with me??!

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18/10/2002 at 11:57
I have sent off my entry form for the FLM and I'm sitting in my office thinking what have I done!?!

Don't get me wrong, I want to do it, but at the same time I'm thinking what a complete idiot I must be, wanting to run around London when there's a PERFECTLY GOOD PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM (?)
18/10/2002 at 12:10
Which one's that then? Last time I was there, that wasn't what I would have said.
18/10/2002 at 12:10
Nah, best way to see a city is on yer feet!

And probably the fastest too: it takes me an hour-and-ten to run from White City where I work, home to Camberwell. It takes an hour-and-a-half by tube & bus.

Good luck with your entry, Jon.
18/10/2002 at 12:11
I'd argue about there being a good public transport system in SE London on Sunday mornings. Jon, just think of y'self as a British eccentric.
18/10/2002 at 12:12
Yep, transport sarf of the River is pants.
18/10/2002 at 12:16
Know what you mean Jon. I'll be dissapointed if I don't get in and doing what you did in the Darkside room if I do
18/10/2002 at 12:51
Jon - idiot
18/10/2002 at 13:13
Thanks Si.. Knew you'd have something nice to say!!!
18/10/2002 at 13:15
If it makes it any better, I'm an idiot in this respect too
(see, I can be nice)
18/10/2002 at 13:34
Ta Simon!

T&TM: The tube system in saff is quite good, especially my trusty Northern Line! (When they can be arsed to work and not arguing about wanting £90,000 per annum!!!)
18/10/2002 at 13:47
Hear hear!

I'm is Sarf-east London, in the transport black hole that is Camberwll. No Tube here for me - boooo!

Still, there's some okay running to be had round these here parts, so mustn't really grumble...
18/10/2002 at 16:57
Slightly off topic but it's Friday - if you want to moan or have a laugh about the tube check out my website goingunderground.net.

Otherwise I'm better known in the London Marathon Forum for the site below - I try to use a similar tone for writing about getting into the marathon as I when writing about the tube. Acutally they are similar in their own way - confusing, difficult to get on top of and slightly Victorian ;-)

My Guide to entering the London Marathon.
18/10/2002 at 21:41
Nowt wrong with the misery line!!
None of us will get into London anyway, whats the alternative forum plan??
18/10/2002 at 22:41
Good question Benz!

BK.. ideas please
18/10/2002 at 23:29
Those who get into the race, run;
those who don't, come and spectate!
18/10/2002 at 23:35
We rejects shall be elsewhere
RW, how about organising the alternative??
cougie    pirate
18/10/2002 at 23:59
Good luck Jon ! Hope you make it in !

And c'mon Benz - come along and join the fun regardless. The atmosphere is out of this world even just spectating (which can be pretty demanding itself !)

19/10/2002 at 00:00
I would be gutted to watch in real life, having been rejected x3
At least I can get buglered at home
19/10/2002 at 00:11
Hi Cougie, fancy a bit of the Darkside
22/10/2002 at 18:59
I also seem to be known for posting broken links......ooops

My signoff should have read:

My Guide to entering the London Marathon.
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