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Well Done Team Britannia!!


Out of the eight staff members of Britannia running in the Flora London Marathon, seven of them managed to make it to the start line on the 26th April 2009, and all seven of them managed to complete it! All their hard training and dedication to competing in the London Marathon has paid off, and now that it’s finally over they can all sit back with a beer or glass of wine proudly thanks to their massive achievement! Their times were as follows (hours, mins):

Vinny Byatt 03:47
Tom Wicks 05:06
Andy Dickerson 05:12
Mark Tresler 05:14
Chas Bollen 05:39
Martin Thomas 05:39
Beryl Poole 08:23

Congratulations to everyone who took part and ran in the London Marathon, it was no easy thing, made even harder by the dry, hot weather on the day. It was the hottest London Marathon on record and St Johns had to treat over 6,000 runners with dehydration! It was excellent for supporters who went to watch the marathon, but all the runners have told me that they were praying for rain! Congratulations to Beryl Poole, who did exceptionally well considering she has been suffering from on-going injuries due to her rigorous training schedule. Beryl still managed to put on a brave face and even complete the marathon in good time even with her muscle strains and knee injury! So far the team has managed to raise £3,400 as a team not including what they have managed to raise individually for Leukaemia Care. However if you would like to make a donation to this worthy charity there’s still time to do so. The easiest way to send money is to log onto the teams charity website – www.justgiving.com/teambritannia We appreciate that these are difficult times for many; but if you know any of the runners, or even if you don’t, could you please try and sponsor the team for however large or small an amount you can manage. Everyone connected with Leukaemia care will be very grateful for your help. Thank you Team Britannia