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The Warmup Lap | 5.23.12 - Runners To The (Delivery) Rescue In London

Hey, better late than never, right? Let's talk about some running things!

The 2012 Summer Olympics will be a mess. Well, not the Olympics themselves. Probably not, anyways. The Olympics will probably be great. But everything surrounding the Olympics will be a mess, specifically the traffic and the general getting around. London is expecting 5 million people to descend upon the city for two weeks, which is sure to create lots of logistical nightmares. But deliveries still need to be made! Which is where runners enter the picture:

So German express delivery service DHL is enlisting London-based JogPost's team of foot couriers to help make sure packages get to their recipients on time.

JogPost co-founder JJ Harding described his 400-odd roster of largely part-time runners as "congestion-busters.''

"During Olympic chaos and gridlock, we'll still be able to get crucial documents to business,'' he said.

Here's more about JogPost - http://www.jogpost.co.uk/

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