Computer Weekly Editor's Blog

Apr 14 2008   10:21AM GMT

London Marathon 2008: See how they run!

rfroley Profile: rfroley


James Garner's marathon pace chart’s brave web editor, James Garner, crossed the marathon finish line with a time of 4 hours, 6 minutes this Sunday. Not surprisingly, he’s taken time off to recover today. But thanks to the miracles of modern technology, we can not only verify his finish time (useful for independently auditing that office sweepstake) but we can even see how his pace varied throughout the run. It’s all thanks to the trainer chip tracking technology that the Flora London Marathon team used this year to track runners’ times.

Congratulations, James! We hope you recover soon so that we see you back in the office some time this week! See below for a couple of images.

Just after the finish line as the heavens opened again

London marathon

At home with son Jack and medal


Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

 Comment on this Post

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

Share this item with your network: