registering for the marathon

i registered yesterday for the london marathon. i’ve now got my number, my safety pins and a magic chip thing to time my journey.
if only my knees would stop throbbing i’d be almost quite excited about this Sunday’s activities
by the way – have you sponsored me yet ? be great if you could, even just a small amount
here are the registration desks:
and here is an arch of balloons to increase the excitement level:
there was also a trade show type thing where you could buy any manner of marathon clothing and food and drinks. flora were there in force as they are the official sponsors. and because marathon runners love snacking on marge as they run.
but they did have some quite nice mini yoghurt things:

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