Results tagged “race”
A round the world cycle race leaves from Greenwich Park on Saturday.
The 18,000 mile record breaking attempt should see the winning rider cross the finishing line - the prime meridian - in time for the start of the London Olympic Games.
Wharf reporter Kay Lockett joined the 36,500 runners competing in the 31st London Marathon on Sunday.
We caught up with the race at mile 19 as Superman, Fred Flintstone and Kate Middleton complete with wedding dress battled through Canary Wharf in tempretures of up to 20 degrees towards completion the 26.2 mile route.
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If like me you have secured a place in the Virgin London Marathon 2011, you will have experienced waves of panic, excitement and trepidation about the big race in April. This is my first marathon and I don't enjoy running but I felt compelled to take part in this physical and mental challenge this year, if only for a sense of achievement and excuse to get in shape.
Intrepid Wharfers looking for adventure can still claim a place in a team heading to the North Pole - but they had better be quick.
Wharf readers Charlotte Byrne and James Davers are in training for the Polar Challenge race next April but need one more hardy soul to join them in their quest to be the first team to reach the magnetic North Pole.