London Marathon 2013 - Runners & Supporters

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12/04/2013 at 18:32

Don't see why not, especially if you treat it as a training run rather than an A race

12/04/2013 at 19:40
Liberty - if TGI works for you, there's one at the 02. Hop on the cable car from ExCel, it's a 5 minute ride. From there you can get the Jubilee line back into town. Shouldn't be as busy as central London.
12/04/2013 at 20:07
whats that got to do with running
12/04/2013 at 20:08
i've asked if i can race and your talking about catching a bus you must be a bird
12/04/2013 at 20:13
Not a bus. A cable car.
Edited: 12/04/2013 at 20:15
12/04/2013 at 20:16

Funnily enough, other people ask questions on here too.  Hmm, self centred and can only do one thing at a time.  Must be a bloke

12/04/2013 at 20:20
12/04/2013 at 20:40
Lol!! Thank you Running Rodent!! I seem to have spent the last few days downloading every menu in London!!! Cable car sounds quite exciting!! Is it really a cable car? In the air and everything!?? Lol x
12/04/2013 at 20:44
Do you remember the image of Boris Johnson dangling from a cable at the Olympics??? it's like that!! Lol.

http://www.emiratesairline.co.uk/the-view
12/04/2013 at 20:50
I looked it up!!!! Worth a trip to London just for that can you tell I don't get off the Island much?!?!? Lol x
12/04/2013 at 22:10
I haven't been on it, but yes, it's a real cable car. It's part of the London transport system too, so if you have an Oyster card you can use that to pay for it.

And, er, yes, fishface2, you can do a 5 mile race before a marathon. But I wouldn't recommend racing it flat out.
12/04/2013 at 22:33
So could you use a 1 day travel card?
13/04/2013 at 07:59
should i do a 5 mile race or catch a bus
13/04/2013 at 08:00
I've been on that cable car, was a really long queue but it quickly disappeared.
13/04/2013 at 08:02
is this a marathon thread or a london transport idiot i dont how to get about thread i wonder
13/04/2013 at 08:07
A lot of people don't live in London, like me so please don't refer to us as idiots. I would say this is a general thread that yes includes questions that aren't about running, but people can ask anything they want so everyone knows answers to their questions taking away any extra stresses. As to some of us running a marathon is a very big task. So I apologise if non running talk upsets you.
13/04/2013 at 08:10

We went on the cable car last time we were in London, it's good fun!

On the subject of food, a few years ago another forumite took me to Stockpot near Trafalgar Square, do you know it RR?

It was real school dinner stuff, but we got spaghetti bolognese starter, a big dinner and a slab of cake for a tenner and we were in and out in less than an hour.

13/04/2013 at 08:10
Dear ff

If you'd care to check back, this thread is specifically to deal with logistics for a named group of runners and supporters for this year's London Marathon. For generic questions re 'should I go for a run today', the Beginners or Training threads might suit you better.
13/04/2013 at 08:12
it dont upset me far from it
13/04/2013 at 08:15
im sorry everybody
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