18. Red Nose Day Run
On Friday 13th March, a gang of intrepid and slightly silly OUCS members and friends left 13 Banbury Road to run 8.7 miles, taking in everyone of the 44colleges and PPH of the University. The runners had pestered colleagues, friends and family for sponsorship and sold “advertising” space on their T shirts to raise money for Comic Relief. The route had be carefully planned out, with the aid of Google maps, and two runners carried GPS devices which fed data back to record the position of the runners on a map, updated every 10 seconds. The team were accompanied by one of OUCS’s unofficial photographers poised to gather incriminating evidence and proof that the gang had actually visited every one of the 44 colleges and halls, and The Turf Tavern.
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