Archive for October, 2007

The Italian Job

Rome Marathon

As you know, you’re only supposed to run the bloody marathon! (For the real Michael Caine quote click here)

Rob has come up with a great idea for exporting the Curry Club Runners to Italy to help solve the curry balance of payments problem. Sadly, as well as savouring the local food and drink and trying to get a curry in Rome, we have to also run a marathon.

So far, Richard Newsom and Rob Gill are signed up but more are sure to follow! If there is one marathon in you, this must surely be it. Clicking the Rome Marathon link should should give you all the information you need.

The run takes place on March 16th and represents a great warm up for the Lymington 10K. I am reliably(?) informed that despite being built on seven hills the Rome marathon is almost completely flat. Unlike London, it is easy and low cost to enter. Once numbers are known, we can look at flights and accomadation for runners and supporters alike, although a complete inclusive package can be found by clicking here.

A special mid week training regime will be devised to assist those in mortal fear.


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