Sunday Stroll: Marathon checkmate

12:00am, 17th April 2011

Starting at: East end of Serpentine Road
Half time at: Notting Hill Gate
Length: 8.3 miles.
Lead marshal: Antonio
Asbox Transmitter: No
Skate status: GO!

The Check Mate Skate we had previously scheduled for Sunday proved so popular we’ve decided to postpone it until after the London Marathon. That way, any regular skaters that have taken Sunday off to jog around town sans-skate don’t need to miss out.

Instead, this week, the Sunday Stroll  is heading west to see what Portobello Market looks like without any tourists, because they’ll all be watching the marathon too. Although it’s tempting to take advantage of the empty streets and skate down the famous Portobello hill, fears of bumping into Hugh Grant have forced us to play safe and have half time at Notting Hill. Please bring your own cake.

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