A Mile of Brush Knees in London, Great Britain

Brush knees in front of Buckingham Palace

How long does it take to do a mile of brush knees? Well, members of the London branch (Great Britain) decided to find out on Sunday when they joined more than 1 million people in the Sport Relief one-mile charity event. It ended up taking 2 hours, 48 minutes and 28 seconds to complete 1 mile of Tai Chi, which took the members past Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s residence in London. There were 23 members taking part from several branches across GB including London, Kent & Sussex, Cambridge and South Wales. As the runners sped past there were lots of cheers, photographs and light-hearted jokes about it taking until the following Sunday to finish. A pair of sumo wrestlers and some chickens even joined in for some moves. It was a beautiful sunny day in London and it was great to be a part of such a large event with 20,000 people participating. After a mile and nearly 3 hours of Taoist Tai Chi, the group went for a well-earned lunch in Chinatown.



Filed under Branch Updates, Events, Great Britain, Society News

6 responses to “A Mile of Brush Knees in London, Great Britain

  1. way to go…..
    congrats to all participants…..
    yearly event…..??????

  2. Anthony Chiu

    Wow! Bravo!

  3. Sandra

    Well done everyone!

  4. Jim Gillone

    Well done London
    Next time nationwide??
    ( B-}>

  5. Jan Koene

    What a great move!

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