Plan To Rename 2020 London Marathon

Funny story written by Monkey Woods

Sunday, 28 April 2019

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What do YOU call them?

It's been run every year since 1981, and is one of the most popular 'public competitor' events in the world, but from next year, 2020, the London Marathon is to undergo a massive identity transplant - it will be known as the London Snickers.

The news was announced today by the race organisers.

Indeed, all so-called 'marathon' events - that is running races over a distance of 26 miles and 385 yards - will now be called snickers, including that in the Olympic Games.

The race will be known as the Olympic Snickers.

It's not known what set of circumstances brought about such a ridiculous change.

A spokesman for a chocolate bar manufacturer later told us:

"We've won a major sponsorship contract, but, as usual, the London guys have got it wrong. We want it called the Snickers London Marathon, but they seem to have missed the whole point."

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