London underground marathon !

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14/03/2010 at 20:31

I remember reading in Runners World a couple of years ago about a couple of fellas who created their own London Marathon. They would run the streets of London via underground tube stations, when they reached a station they would race down to the platform edge and then race back up to the streets to continue their Marathon till the next station and so on (around 20 stations or so ) . I remember reading that they had their own course map advertised on a website and a cult following of runners would race the course at their own will and record their own times and eforts and place them on the website. Anyway, Im interested in running this original course but I cant find any information on it. Can anybody help ?

Steve

M...eldy    pirate
14/03/2010 at 20:33
I think its called the Underround or somthing ... try Google

There was a thread lurking a while back but not sure what it was called so cant help with a search
14/03/2010 at 20:41
14/03/2010 at 20:42

Melds is right, there is a thread and the bloke who the article was about was on the thread and you could get a route map from him, i'll have a look and see if i can find it

14/03/2010 at 20:43

Bloody cupid suited fairy beat me too it

15/03/2010 at 09:22
Flat Footed wrote (see)

Bloody cupid suited fairy beat me too it


*sticks out tongue*  ner ner ner ner neeeeeeeeeer
19/03/2010 at 05:13
Anyone what to join me in July then for the Underound Challenge
19/03/2010 at 19:13
what running up and down from stns knowing my luck I would get lost in London

20/03/2010 at 07:54
Its a Challenge

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