Thread: Its only a mile, but....
06-30-2006, 04:09 PM #1
Its only a mile, but....
...in full fire kit and BA??!!
The annual UK Sport Relief Mile takes place in two weeks time on July 15th. This worthy cause raises monies for charities both at home and around the world. The aim this year is to get 60'000'000 people in the United Kingdom to run 1 mile each on the day.
Almost 10000 people will sprint, run, jog and walk their way around the course in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne in two Saturdays time. Running, (or staggering), alongside them will be myself and 5 of my watch who are doing the event in full f/f kit and with a BA set on our backs!! We're not going under air as we may need it for the finish! We're aiming to raise a few hundred pounds, and probably loose some at the same time for this worthy cause.
I'll post some pics of the blisters afterwards. We must be mad. Its 30 degrees out!!United Kingdom branch, IACOJ.
06-30-2006, 04:13 PM #2
- Join Date
- Mar 2006
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Good Luck Brother Martin!!
Some of my guys would be lucky to make it 1/4 mile!!
06-30-2006, 04:59 PM #3
- Join Date
- Mar 2002
- Loco madidus effercio in rutilus effercio.
Good luck and have fun.. but do be safe! LOLIf you don't do it RIGHT today, when will you have time to do it over? (Hall of Fame basketball player/coach John Wooden)
"I may be slow, but my work is poor." Chief Dave Balding, MVFD
"Its not Rocket Science. Just use a LITTLE imagination." (Me)
Get it up. Get it on. Get it done!
impossible solved cotidie. miracles postulo viginti - quattuor hora animadverto
IACOJ member: Cheers, Play safe y'all.
06-30-2006, 05:08 PM #4
I woudl be lucky to make it a quarter mile. Good Luck! Bring moleskinI am a highly trained professional and can find my :: expletive deleted:: with either hand in various light conditions.
06-30-2006, 08:24 PM #5
- Join Date
- Nov 2001
run wild ,run free. just make sure you run across the finish line
Good luck Martin and crew. Take care and stay safe.
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