The Orion 15

Mud Sweat and Tears and lots of Ups an Downs

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23/12/2008 at 09:08
Fancy a real challenge? If you fancy an afternoon of ups and downs and probably the hardest and most unforgettable 15 miles you can find in London (and just about anywhere else for that matter) then enter this wonderful historic run. March 21st 2009 awaits - if you are tough enough (but it is great fun - honestly)  <a href="" title="Quote this message in your own message"></a>
23/12/2008 at 09:51
When asked what his greatest achievments were,  Ian Thompson the European and Commonwealth Marathon Champion in the 70s said that coming second in the Orion 15 ranked well up there!!
23/12/2008 at 12:18

Thanks for that - I'll have to try and find out when he did it!

23/12/2008 at 13:10

ahh 1973.... well it's still going strong and it's just as tough.

08/01/2009 at 08:54
Entries starting to flow in nicely - we'll start sending out numbers etc towards the end of January or email me for more info - it's very tough but you won't ever forget it!
09/02/2009 at 08:08
Just over month to go - not too late to enter
10/02/2009 at 23:28
Assuming I remember stamps my entry should be winging its way Essexwards tomorrow. It'll be interesting to do an afternoon race, never tried one before.
11/02/2009 at 08:37
You will love it...and never forget it (and we will look after you after the race if you are feeling a bit tired...
14/02/2009 at 21:45
Cheers ORB. Is there likely to be beer in the vicinity? Purely for medicinal purposes, of course.
14/02/2009 at 23:48
The club house is at the back of a pub that also does meals. B-)
19/02/2009 at 22:42
See you there. I know Epping Forest can be lovely but don't know the area very well.
19/02/2009 at 22:55
Starting to send numbers out this weekend
22/02/2009 at 16:29


I keep being drawn towards the entry form

Ultra AJH    pirate
22/02/2009 at 16:40
Have you done it Cookie? It's a fab race......
22/02/2009 at 16:54
Come on cookie - you could count the hills....
22/02/2009 at 18:41

I counted the hills and the mud yesterday

And got to too many and too much!

And don't forget I've run in Epping Forest. Twice!

22/02/2009 at 21:08
So I can look forward to your entry then
22/02/2009 at 21:45
just seen this, will be entering for sure
22/02/2009 at 22:01
Excellent - you won't regret it
22/02/2009 at 22:41
Orion Runner Bean wrote (see)
So I can look forward to your entry then

Of course!

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