London 2012 Marathon(s)

Anyone Going up?

14 messages
02/08/2012 at 13:37

Hi All

Anyone going up to see the marathon(s)?  I know there will be loads of people up in Town, but I am really tempted to travel up just to see & experience something (we missed out on tickets unfortunately, and I don't think my 52 minute 10k time qualifies me to take part in an event.....).

Didn't know if anyone had any advice on best points to head for - I've had a look at the route map.



03/08/2012 at 11:24

when is it on, i've got friends in london i can stay with but no idea when it is on

03/08/2012 at 12:11

I think a couple of people have already asked this... I know that marathontalk are getting a group together to watch it

03/08/2012 at 12:38

lol, still dont know when it is, its not this weekend is it?

03/08/2012 at 12:48
There should be loads of info on the marathon talk website and this weeks podcast.
03/08/2012 at 13:08

Here we are - this is for the women's olympic marathon

Date: Sunday August 5th
Time: Race starts at 1100.  Get there early!
Where? Corner of Friday Street and Queen Victoria Street (there's a pub)

03/08/2012 at 15:18

ah thanks

03/08/2012 at 15:34

Thanks all

03/08/2012 at 17:09

will be watching on TV

03/08/2012 at 18:55

Crikey, it's SMitch!  Long time no see

06/08/2012 at 09:54

Going Up?
On my map London is definitely not up!  

07/08/2012 at 20:07
There is a pub called the Watling just by Mansion House tube.

It was a perfect base for watching the women's marathon. It is less than a min walk from seeing runners head down Cheapside and then return past Mansion House 15 mins later; time for a quick pint and then repeat * 4 and then head back to pub to watch the finish
08/08/2012 at 22:10

mens race is this coming Sunday 12th

10/08/2012 at 14:28

I'm going, not sure the best spot though

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