London marathon 2021

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Oct 2021
12:18am, 9 Oct 2021
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Why do it? For the experience and to challenge yourself. Not everyone cares about the medals. Most of my medals get binned/recycled, or eBayed if there is a demand.

I'd rather pay a couple of quid less and not have one, and not have the environmental impact of a bit of tatty bling.

Got to say though, if faking a number you could at least pick a number different to that of your running partner!
Oct 2021
7:02am, 9 Oct 2021
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Yeah, didn’t exactly make it difficult to spot!
Oct 2021
7:22am, 9 Oct 2021
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By having a number the same as your mate you would only need one set of photos which you could split
Oct 2021
5:03pm, 10 Oct 2021
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Shortcut Cam
I missed that pair. Must have had their numbers covered with foil blankets at the finish. I clocked at least a dozen running with virtual numbers.
Oct 2021
6:44pm, 10 Oct 2021
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Well they did say you could run the Virtual Marathon on a route of your choosing!
Oct 2021
11:05am, 11 Oct 2021
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London Marathon have just changed their name, and website, from to
Oct 2021
11:08am, 11 Oct 2021
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So Tata does consultancy as well as steel... ^

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