So the water firm employed to deliver the water didn’t turn up (perhaps they followed Tory principles and sold it to a higher bidder), but those who trained ran despite police pressure to stop the race.

13 miles without no water – what a prospect, however the people of Sheffield didn’t let the runners suffer, people were handing out bottles of ware throughout the course.

Whilst we constantly hear stories of greed and selfishness, its wonderful to know that some people do give a fuck about others. It’s no wonder that Sheffield was one of the regional towns that led Thatcher to break up the power of local councils – you don’t want a council preaching anything other than cruelty and greed do we?