Jim Bird is running for MACS (Micro and Anophthalmic Children's Society.
Richard Guest - London 2013 - MacMillan Cancer Support
Richard is running for MacMillan Cancer Support and can be sponsored at www.justgiving.com/richardguest73
Katherine Harris - Brighton 2013 - Hill House Nursing Home
Katherine is running for her nan's nursing home, Hill House Nursing Home. Contact the webmaster or Katherine on facebook to pledge any donations or pay to Don on any Wednesday evening.
Will Pearce - Brighton 2013 - DKH Legacy Trust.
Will is running Brighton and raising funds for The Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust. Find him at www.virginmoneygiving.com/willpearce81
Allan Todd - London 2013 - Childrens Society
http://www.justgiving.com/Allan-Todd1 Allan is running for The Childrens Society.
Mark Wyatt - Brighton 2013 - Breast Cancer Care
Jamie Xavier - London 2013 - Spinal Research
http://www.justgiving.com/overandout Jamie is running his 4th and final marathon.
22 mile London Marathon Reccy Run - 9am Sunday March 31st 2013.
From our Friends at East End Road Runners! - Sunday 31st March 2013.
East End Road Runners 22 mile London Marathon Reccy Run.
Inaugural Pilot Event
When: 9am Sunday March 31st 2013.
Where: The first 22 miles of the Virgin London Marathon Course.
[Greenwich to Shadwell]
Who: For anyone that would like a 'taster' run on the London Marathon course.
[event is also open to Half marathon runners who can stop at 12-14 miles and 10K runners stopping at 6.5 miles]
Cost: £3 suggested contribution towards water and energy bars.
Information: The run will be led by experienced run leaders in several different pace groups for those aiming at breaking certain times for their Marathon. [3:30 - 8 min pace / 3:45 - 8:35 min pace / 4:00 - 9.10 min pace / 4:30 - 10.20 min pace / 5:00 - 11.27 pace]
The meeting location is outside the Cutty Sark DLR station at 9am. Runners in their groups will then move over to Greenwich Park for a warm up and briefing. The run will start from the same place as the mass marathon start at the top of the hill by the Royal Observatory at the same time as the event start - 9.45am.
There will be water stops at 6.5 miles / 11.5 miles / 14 miles / 16.5 miles / 19 miles / 22 miles. The run goes past numerous LUL / DLR / overground stations. All participants will receive a map with safety instructions and emergency contact details. Runners are free to leave at any station on letting the group leader know they are stopping.
For more details and to register interest please contact email@example.com
Results of Club Marathon ballot for places
The Club is anticipating having 10 places in next years Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 21st April 2013. There were 22 Club members who were eligible for the ballot which was drawn on Wednesday 7th November 2013 at 6.50pm prior to the club run.
The names were drawn out in the following order.
1. Mike Wilson
2. Richard Guest
3. Steven Bywater
4. Frank Brownlie
5. Tom Woods
6. Sheila Kennedy
7. Michael Rose
8. Tara Syed
9. Rob Heppell
10. Richard Potter
11. Ramesh Pala
12. Caroline Meaby
13. Mohammed Aklaqul-Ambea
14. Shahib Ali
15. Mark Wyatt
16. Matt Dean
17. Peter Hatley
18. David Wyatt
19. Jim Bird
20. Dan Spinks
21. George Georgiou
22. Carlton D'Souza
Virgin London Marathon 21st April 2013
The public ballot entry system for the 2013 Virgin London Marathon opened and closed within 24 hours. Ballot results were issued on Friday 27th September 2012 .
Should you have been unsuccessful you can apply through a Charity for a place although you will have to commit to raising a significant sum of money. You may also qualify as good for age. DON'T FORGET TO CHECK THE GOOD FOR AGE QUALIFICATIONS!
As members of England Athletics/UKA East London Runners receive a small number of places in addition to those we receive for co-hosting the 20 mile Water Feed Station with London Fire Brigade.
The Club draw for places in the Virgin London Marathon 2013 will take place on Wednesday evening 7th November 2012 at 6.50pm. Only those members who fulfil the following rules will be entered in the ballot.
1. Open to members where East London Runners is their first claim club.
2. Fully paid up Club member by 1st July 2012.
3. Applied in the public ballot and was rejected by VLM for 2013.
4. Can provide proof to the Club of being rejected by VLM 2013. Proof by
way of rejection slip/letter or e.mail from VLM 2013. Word of mouth is unacceptable. Providing the rejection magazine is also unacceptable.
5. Member to advise that they wish to be in the ballot and provide proof, as 4. above, by 6/11/2012.
6. The draw for the Club places will take place on Wednesday 7th November 2012 at 6.50pm prior to the Club run.