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In Pictures: The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile Is Golden

THE Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile, on Victoria Embankment in central London, was people running a mile for charity. This is the kind if distance Britain once ruled the world in. But Seb Coe now wears a suit and the Golden Mile is best left to such athletes as former Rolling Stones shagger Jo Wood, pro-am “Paki” dancer Anton Du Beke, Lyvita lady Fern Britton, Eddie Izzard, polo for commoners champion Jodie Kidd, F1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone, eyebrow wrangler Lizzie Cundy, sop actors from Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Hollyoaks and Eastenders and Mr “If he loses the electisn we are f*****” David Cameron.

No, not John Terry and Ashley Cole. It’s not that kind of sports relief. This is the day for those celebs who realise that marathons should be best left to Ethiopians and the Mile is what makes Great Britain Great…


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(l-r) Fern Britton, Eddie Izzard, Jodoe Kidd, David Cameron and Winston Squire, Colin Jackson and Laura Bailey pictured on the start line of the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile, on Victoria Embankment in central London. .

Posted: 21st, March 2010 | In: Sports | Comment