London Marathon, April 28th 2019

We were pleased to be part of the Marathon entertainment (and to get a passing audience of 40,000 – a record for North Wood!). Old Palace Clog (from Croydon) and members of the Greenwich Morris Men joined us for our own marathon of almost five hours of dance.


Brian Stewart pipes the runners on their way


Mick O’Leary and Roger Hill dancing Nutting Girl


We are indebted to our supporter Anne Whitehouse for capturing this shot. A runner bearing what appeared to be a club or similar, leapt out from the race, clashed sticks a couple of times with Mick O’leary (left) then rejoined the throng.


The amazing Old Palace Clog acceleration tunnel. Weary runners entered the tunnel at one end and exited from the other at the speed of sound (well, nearly)