Newham 10K

Anyone else coming along?

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07/03/2010 at 06:53
Got it, big yellow hand
07/03/2010 at 06:55
One of the Tour De France ones lol
07/03/2010 at 12:38
Just back. Brilliant event. Loved the flatness. Great organisation but the route would have been better reversed so the runners get a big long view of the olympic stadium coming towards them from the green way.
07/03/2010 at 12:50

Well done Johnny

One of the lead bike riders fell of at just after 1k.

07/03/2010 at 13:25

Agreed really good race, lookd for the "hand" Tracey but didn't see you.

Got a PB though so happy with day.

07/03/2010 at 13:29
Congratulations on your PB Flat Footed. My mother-in-law was on the last wave, so had to wait a long time for her, but she wasn't last.
07/03/2010 at 14:15
I saw the big yellow hand and it made me giggle!
07/03/2010 at 14:23

Thanks Caitlin  How did your race go?

07/03/2010 at 15:52
Good thanks Tracey - new PB of 1.02.50 for me.  It was great that there were some supporters along the route on such a cold day.  I hope your mother in law got on okay!
07/03/2010 at 16:01
Caitlin - my mother in law did it in 1:11:03. Think she is still on a bit of a high as she went back to the park.  Got it was cold out there today.
07/03/2010 at 16:25
Any ideas when the results will be out?
Edited: 07/03/2010 at 16:25
07/03/2010 at 16:53
Results out now. I did mine in 57 mins 37 secs. New PB for me. I thought the first K was very narrow, and could have led to fallers, but enjoyed it. very cold at the start, but the sun came out mid-race. Looking forward to the newham Classic on April 17th or 18th.
07/03/2010 at 17:18

Cheers DJ great time 

48.38 a new PB for me as well!!

07/03/2010 at 22:36

I thought the 1k was narrow, so glad that you were set of in waves. I had to move out of your way on the pavement. One lead cyclist entertain me and my son by falling of his bike, now that could have been a disaster for your runners. The medal looked very nice for a 10k and the security on the baggage was good.

07/03/2010 at 23:17
Great event despite the bitterly cold wind, organisation superb and the warm-up really did warm us up. Marshalls were very encouraging and even the work men/security men at the Stadium were cheering us on. Good medal and eco friendly goodie bag. All in all a good day out and a chance to see another part of London. Would reccommend everyone to do this, beginner friendly and PB friendly.
08/03/2010 at 09:43

security on the baggage was good?!  - there was NO security at all at the beginning - you just left your bag wherever you fancied and there were no checks on who went in or out of the area/ who took what bag in or out.

at the end they did try to make sure your running number matched the label on the bag but it was all a bit late by then? would have been VERY easy to steal something.

08/03/2010 at 10:36
Hi Glad Rags, I didn't mean the security at the baggage drop !! I meant the security men at the Stadium !!! I do agree with you on the security of the bags though, they were very thorough though, at the end when we were leaving...............my hands were so cold I had trouble picking my own bag up never mind anyone else's !!!!!!!
08/03/2010 at 16:05
Does anyone know if there are any photos of the event uploaded anywhere ?
09/03/2010 at 09:56
here on the boro's website -
http://www.newham.gov.uk/PhotoGalleries/NewhamLondonRun.htm

11/03/2010 at 21:09
Thanks for that AndrewB123, will have a look...........

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