promised report from Munich
Firstly I have to ad that
the only achiever from Team TOMJ was our Speedy, because there were
some bad circumstances: Maddinsche has hurt his foot by playing
soccer and me, I jumped off a window and hurt my foot, too (but
that’s another story). Well, the real thing was I wasn’t
Now to the facts:
It was the 22nd Marathon which took place in Munich on 14th October
2007 in the Olympiapark. With its 10.767 runners it was the attendance
record since 1983.
The Marathon runners started at 10 o’ clock in the morning
with the increasing weather conditions.
It was the first time in Munich that you could also do a relay race,
where you divide the whole Marathon with your runners from your
The winner from the 42,195 km run was "The Munich Hero"
Falk Cierpinski with 2:25:24 and the women’s best was Cornelia
Firsching from Regensburg with 2:56:30.
Michael Haas, a friend of mine did his first Marathon and he reached
the ambition within 4:04:06
Last but not least, our Speedy did his second Marathon in October
after Berlin with a "Speedy-Schleli" time of 3:26:38.
So, and what did sherinibini do during the run?
All the time Siggi and I were moving around, trying to be in the
right place at the right time to meet the runners and to take photos.
At this point I have to admit that it isn’t an easy job, but
luckily Siggi has perfectly organized a plan which told us where
and when to go next.