Thursday, October 12, 2006

EYB London athletes hit the roads in the Nike Run London 2006!!!


Some inspirational EYB London athletes have been in serious training over the past few months for an event that as become an integral part of London life. Over the past few years, Nike have presented an annual 10km running race that sees thousands of Londoners earning their way towards Hyde Park. Each year sees something new added to the vibe which makes the event an amazing spectacle to be a part of!! The standard super bright loooomo tops are always a major feature of this awesome event, and this year saw a major North vs South battle hence the green and orange outfits on display.

EYB Nike Run London 2006 Team

Last Sunday at 10am, Run London 2006 saw 8 (2 north vs 6 south) EYB London athletes decend apon Hyde Park. Here's an introduction to the 8 victorious EYB London athletes (in the pic above from the left):

Nic Visser aka Vis, Afro (Team North)
Andrew Allison aka Cappie, Locksmith, Stanyo (Team South)
Colleen Cairns aka Whoooit, Tooooit, JF, Cols (Team South)
Grant Gove aka G, The Guru (Team South)
Caroline Visser aka Hilt, The Switch (Team North) *DEBUT 10km
Andrew Niland aka Big B-a-ruuuce, Nilo (Team South)
Nikki Pope-Ellis aka Nix, Kuif (Team South) *
DEBUT 10km
Garrick Swift aka Swifto, Tooooooooooooit, Teebs (Team South)

Cappie squeeeeezing the most out of the vibe!!!

Nic and Caro - The North Bus!!!

Kuif wif medal and Tooooooit!!!

It's awesome to see you guys getting out there and loving the vibe. Well done athletes!!!! Rumour has it that there is a Half Marathon looming in the next few weeks for certain EYB London athletes! The Barnes Green Half Marathon. takes place on the 29th October, and Colleen Cairns, Grant the Guru, Nic V, and Carl Husselmann (first EYB UK athlete) are confirmed for the run so far. Rumours are that Cappie will also be making a late charge!

Awesome, the 29th October will see EYB Cape Town athletes taking on the Grape Run Half and EYB London athletes taking on the Barnes Green Half... inspirational stuff!!

Keep us posted London!!!

Despite the moans and groans about the weather, the UK is actually filled with numerous awesome outdoor activites... if you are prepared to get out there! There is an awesome website filled with 'Earn Your' information and the engine room is based in the amazing Peak District. There is a community of over 100 sports, health and technology specialists aiming to provide the most comprehensive resource for outdoor sports and activities enthusiasts in the UK.

Check out their vibe at

Awesome effort again EYB London!!



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