Diving suit man banned from London Marathon!

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Mar 2012
10:01pm, 26 Mar 2012
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McGoohan
bbc.co.uk

Welllll, not exactly banned. This year they've imposed a cut-off at 9 hours and as he was planning on taking 5 days+, he's been rejected. I pretty much agree with that decision. Why exactly does he want to wear a diving suit? He could dress up as Spiderman or a pint of beer or something and be round inside 9 houirs I expect.
Mar 2012
10:16pm, 26 Mar 2012
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plodding hippo
9 hours is a generous cut off

Mind you, that would have ruled out Michael Watson too

lloyd Scott has done it loads of times
maybe he should run and go for a decent time for a change
Mar 2012
10:18pm, 26 Mar 2012
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Salty Dog
yeah i'm getting pissed off with all that kind of shit too. Especially hate when people get a mention for holding marathon world records for fastest 'hippo, baked bean tin whatever'. Just a matter of coming up with an original method of ridiculousness and you get to call yourself a 'world record holder'.
Mar 2012
10:20pm, 26 Mar 2012
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Johnny Blaze
I wanted to spit when he did the Indiana Jones/Boulder thing. Mainly because MnP get barred for elf and safety reasons and yet a bloke pulling an 8 ft boulder gets let in.

baaaahhhhhhh!!!!!
Mar 2012
10:23pm, 26 Mar 2012
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SouthendAl
Don't get me started on the catapillar...
Mar 2012
10:24pm, 26 Mar 2012
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McGoohan
Yes, that was my thought on the boulder.

Fair play to him: he'd raised a shed load of money for good causes, but maybe it's just time to actually... erm... run this running event.
Mar 2012
10:27pm, 26 Mar 2012
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Johnny Blaze
gb.fotolibra.com

:-o

At least it didn't devalue the currency of the "race" in any sense.
Mar 2012
10:29pm, 26 Mar 2012
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Johnny Blaze
media.kickstatic.com

In the name of all that's holy (geddit??!!??!!!!)
Apr 2012
4:01pm, 16 Apr 2012
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Devoted2Distance
lol 5 days

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