Celeb Spotting

Who did you see?

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14/04/2003 at 08:22
Last time I did the FLM I saw lots of celebs, this time I didn't see any, or at least not any I recognised.

Who did you see?
14/04/2003 at 08:31
I saw Mark Hughes (ex-footballer) being interviewed at about Mile 13.

Was looking out for the Eastenders Lass Lucie.... but didn't see her.
14/04/2003 at 08:35
Only saw Lisa from Eastenders at the finish being interviewed. She was very emotional and said it was hard....

PS saw it on the telly.

PPS I have to say when I say the highlights, I wondered if Paula ran the same route as me (parts of the course) as I didn't recognise alot of the places HOWEVER it is quite probable I was oblivious to surroundings at points mainly because of the crowds and also because I was in a world of my own trying to get around :))

It's a shame Paula didn't get the crowds all the way around that the rest of us experienced. Alot of her run was very much alone with few spectators...

14/04/2003 at 08:49
I guess that's partly to do with the time she starts, and the speed she goes at!

I saw Lisa off EastEnders on telly!

My nephew got spoken to by Roger Black.

They interviewed Dermot O'Leary too, who visited here a few weeks back. If you read this Dermot - well done mate!
14/04/2003 at 08:54
Paula got a SERIOUS cheer at 18 miles. We made sure of that :-)
14/04/2003 at 08:58
I thought I passed Gordon Ramsay, but my husband tells me I couldn't've.
14/04/2003 at 09:00
I saw Sharon Davies - not running but supporting a charity at about 13m.
14/04/2003 at 09:02
Gordon Ramsay has done under 3:30 from memory, so unless he was having a bad day he'd be in front of you Vrap (and me for that matter!)
14/04/2003 at 21:31
I had a quick chat with Chris Chittell who plays Eric Pollard in Emmerdale. He was very friendly, and wished me well.
14/04/2003 at 21:40
Miss Mophead spotted the lass that won the SAS Jungle thingy on the box. Think her name is Jill.
14/04/2003 at 21:41
I saw Sidney off Cbeebies being interviewed at Green Start - he's a children's TV presenter for the under 5s. I think I was the only one around who recognised him.
14/04/2003 at 21:59
I saw Simon Hughes & shook his hand at about mile 12. He wasn't running though, just being a politician.

Saw sally Gunnell on Tower Bridge, She wasn't running either, she was interviewing.

Sooooo Gutted I missed Sharon davies though, I've had a thing for her since I was a lad !!
14/04/2003 at 22:05
Saw Paula warming up doing strides. As cool as a cucumber!
14/04/2003 at 22:35
I saw Steve Perryman at the Expo!
14/04/2003 at 22:38
I saw Eric from Emmerdale, sad thing was I think he passed me!

Not sure but I also think I saw Elvis !
14/04/2003 at 22:44
did not see anyone- would loved to off seen Lucy from eastenders- How you doin Lucy?
14/04/2003 at 22:45
Celebs?? I saw 33,000 of em.Everyone who took part is famous.You dont have to be in some crap show on the telly to be famous.Putting your life on hold whilst training for a marathon,is a bigger achievement than putting a script down for a couple of minutes.We dont get pampered like they do,but we put the same effort in,maybe more.Well done to all the "not famous runners".
14/04/2003 at 23:01
Nice one pinto wannabe !!!

Still wearing my medal in work this evening, one of my staff asked me why .
A knowledgable customer responded by pointing out that in being in FLM 2003 we were part of an event that raised around £10,000,000 and was with Paulas world record, history in the making !!!!

And anyway, aren't Jon and Caz famous ??????
14/04/2003 at 23:05
So very true George,wear it proudly,you have earned it,and like you say,the money we raise for the less fortunate amongst us,some of whom would just love to be able to live a normal life,let alone run 26.2,makes it all worthwhile.
14/04/2003 at 23:06
I saw Jane tomlinson being interviewed at the back of pen 9 in the blue start when the hooter went - respect due
More of a heroe than me and most of the 32,000 others, puts it all in perspective
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