London Marathon 2012: Runners and Supporters

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16/04/2012 at 22:37
Hi there - is it too late to ask for support???? Pretty please??!

This is my first marathon - I have type 1 diabetes and running in a JDRF vest. Hopefully at mile 17 around 2:40-2:50.

My number is 41320 - oh and my name is Emma.
Thank you and can't wait!
16/04/2012 at 22:46

Hi Emma, you can attach yourself to Group 2 if you want.  Please excuse all the poetry on the thread tonight

If you want to leave anything at the Expo we'll have it there for you at Mile 17   I'm sure you'll have a great day.

16/04/2012 at 22:58

Hi Emma

17/04/2012 at 08:47

@TP - hint away... If I were you i'd be asking for "supporter contributions" Should I add in tonic water? or is pure gin enough?

17/04/2012 at 09:10
hmm maybe I should have whisky for mile 17 !! that be a first
17/04/2012 at 11:42

hello all!!

How are we all feeling?

Did brighton on sunday new PB for me!!!

Can't wait to be on the other side of the fence on Sunday!!

17/04/2012 at 11:53

Well done Vik W   I am sure it will be a lot easier this weekend.  Just don't strain your drinking hand in the run up to it.

Tonic ... well there's an idea ... ward off the cramp too ... slimline of course ... our bodies are temples

17/04/2012 at 11:57
Congrats on your PB VikW
17/04/2012 at 12:13
TP...hugging and a kissing and a reuniting and no time for her runners and recruiting more
17/04/2012 at 12:30
I will have time for everyone SC ... I is a girl so I can multitask
17/04/2012 at 12:35
Tickled Pink wrote (see)
Tonic ... well there's an idea ... ward off the cramp too ... slimline of course ... our bodies are temples

I'll bring you the ickle bottles so you'll barely notice it....

17/04/2012 at 15:54
Gotta love our runners this year making sure us poor supporters will be okay - because obviously we've got the hard job, it's not like we have to go for a wee trot round 26.2 miles or nuffink....
17/04/2012 at 16:09
@Sisterbadhabit - by the lookss of the weather this year - it might be better to give you a hot toddy!
17/04/2012 at 16:13
No no no, the rain will be all gone by Sunday and it will be a perfect day for runners and spectators.  I have ordered it thus so it wil be.
17/04/2012 at 17:22

Hehe, one of the lovely people who came to support me at Brighton said how hard it was holding up a sign when it was so windy ... and then said "not as hard as running a marathon, obviously!" It did make me chuckle

I'm super-excited to be supporting on Sunday, really looking forward to meeting everyone and cheering on all our runners. I know Vik has said this, but being involved with the VLM support crew is the BEST cure for post-marathon blues ever.

I can't wait to go to the Expo either, I missed the Brighton one because I got there too late on Saturday. I saw some people running with visors they bought at the Expo - very jealous! Hope they are also available at the London one.

17/04/2012 at 17:30
Xine fear not, the VLM Expo has every bit of running kit ever thought of on sale plus a few more. You could spend a fortune.

Its one year today since VLM 2011' .... I smiled at the photo this morning and wondered where that slimmer smiley woman was hiding now .....
17/04/2012 at 17:42
TP - one of my fave photos from last year is the one I took of you with ST and Fluffy Min, I always smile when I look at that one!!! x
17/04/2012 at 17:45
Dont think I ever saw that one, can you email me a copy please? .
17/04/2012 at 17:46
I'll do it now
17/04/2012 at 17:52
Fanks! I look knackered and grumpy. ST and mMin look good. Is that Soupy in the background? Blouse is the one taking the photo.
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