Elite runner Mami Konneh Lahun STILL missing from Greenwich address after London Marathon 20th place finish

Mami Konneh Lahun

Mami Konneh Lahun

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The Met Police thought they had found her but an elite woman athlete from Sierra Leone is still missing after finishing the London Marathon.

Police said Mami Konneh Lahun, 24, vanished after finishing the event in 20th place.

She was due to fly home later today but did not return to her temporary accommodation following the race.

The runner had been staying at an address near Greenwich since arriving in the country on April 7.

The Met said earlier today that Ms Lahun had returned to Greenwich safe and well. However, the police now admit the runner is still missing.

In a separate incident, a 42-year-old man died following Sunday's race. The runner, who has not been named, was given medical attention immediately after finishing the race but was pronounced dead at hospital.

A spokeswoman for Virgin Money, the event's organiser, said: "The organisers of the Virgin Money London Marathon would like to express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

"Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with them at this difficult time."

In the 2012 event hairdresser Claire Squires, 30, from North Kilworth, Leicestershire, collapsed a mile from the finish line and died later from cardiac failure.

She was raising money for the Samaritans and in the week after her death donations to her fundraising website jumped from £500 to more than £1 million.

An estimated 36,000 people took part in yesterday's race, the 34th London Marathon, from elite athletes to fun-runners raising money for charities.

More than 1,200 volunteers from St John Ambulance lined the streets and medical staff advised runners to take on plenty of water and keep well hydrated as the race got under way under near-cloudless skies.

Temperatures of 11C (51.8F) were recorded at the start of the race in Greenwich at 10am but, as runners made their way around the 26.2-mile course through the capital, the bright sunshine and lack of a breeze made conditions feel considerably warmer.

By the time runners reached the finish line in St James's Park, temperatures reached 16C (60.8F), the equal highest of anywhere in the UK.

Kenyan world record holder Wilson Kipsang won the men's race in 2hrs 4mins and 29secs, a course record, while home favourite Mo Farah came home almost four minutes back in 2hrs 8mins and 21secs.

The women's title was taken by Edna Kiplagat of Ethiopia, in a time of 2hrs 20mins and 21 secs.

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11:39am Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

She's obviously done a runner!!!
She's obviously done a runner!!! concerned.erith
  • Score: 49

12:12pm Mon 14 Apr 14

Dr. Nick says...

concerned.erith wrote:
She's obviously done a runner!!!
She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.
[quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: She's obviously done a runner!!![/p][/quote]She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions. Dr. Nick
  • Score: 7

12:21pm Mon 14 Apr 14

PaulErith says...

Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
She's obviously done a runner!!!
She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.
Chill! I'm pretty sure concerner.erith was just joking! i.e. with her being a runner.
[quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: She's obviously done a runner!!![/p][/quote]She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.[/p][/quote]Chill! I'm pretty sure concerner.erith was just joking! i.e. with her being a runner. PaulErith
  • Score: 52

12:23pm Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
She's obviously done a runner!!!
She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.
Get off your high horse! It's a tragedy that the 42 year old man died but the chances the same with this young lady is hardly the same - she would be very fit and an experience runner ot finish 20th! No sign she was having any form of difficulty - she just disappeard after the race.

Perhaps you should read the article fully yourself.
[quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: She's obviously done a runner!!![/p][/quote]She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.[/p][/quote]Get off your high horse! It's a tragedy that the 42 year old man died but the chances the same with this young lady is hardly the same - she would be very fit and an experience runner ot finish 20th! No sign she was having any form of difficulty - she just disappeard after the race. Perhaps you should read the article fully yourself. concerned.erith
  • Score: 48

12:26pm Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

PaulErith - yes ti was meant in jest! At least you've got more than one brain cell.
PaulErith - yes ti was meant in jest! At least you've got more than one brain cell. concerned.erith
  • Score: 43

12:40pm Mon 14 Apr 14

sarfflondonbird says...

Definetly done a runner........don't worry though, when the dust settles, she'll soon be up the front looking for lodgings and benefits, and no doubt, getting them of course.
Definetly done a runner........don't worry though, when the dust settles, she'll soon be up the front looking for lodgings and benefits, and no doubt, getting them of course. sarfflondonbird
  • Score: 13

12:52pm Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

sarfflondonbird wrote:
Definetly done a runner........don't worry though, when the dust settles, she'll soon be up the front looking for lodgings and benefits, and no doubt, getting them of course.
exactly
[quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: Definetly done a runner........don't worry though, when the dust settles, she'll soon be up the front looking for lodgings and benefits, and no doubt, getting them of course.[/p][/quote]exactly concerned.erith
  • Score: 51

12:59pm Mon 14 Apr 14

paulbexleyheath says...

sarfflondonbird wrote:
Definetly done a runner........don't worry though, when the dust settles, she'll soon be up the front looking for lodgings and benefits, and no doubt, getting them of course.
spot on .
[quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: Definetly done a runner........don't worry though, when the dust settles, she'll soon be up the front looking for lodgings and benefits, and no doubt, getting them of course.[/p][/quote]spot on . paulbexleyheath
  • Score: 48

1:17pm Mon 14 Apr 14

Dr. Nick says...

concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
She's obviously done a runner!!!
She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.
Get off your high horse! It's a tragedy that the 42 year old man died but the chances the same with this young lady is hardly the same - she would be very fit and an experience runner ot finish 20th! No sign she was having any form of difficulty - she just disappeard after the race.

Perhaps you should read the article fully yourself.
lol... yeah fit people can't die after a marathon race - where have you been for the past 30 years. lol
[quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: She's obviously done a runner!!![/p][/quote]She could -equally- have collapsed somewhere and be seriously ill, or worse - this does happen or were you not reading the article. If she has no links over here then less people are looking for her or notice her missing. Don't be so quick to jump to such conclusions.[/p][/quote]Get off your high horse! It's a tragedy that the 42 year old man died but the chances the same with this young lady is hardly the same - she would be very fit and an experience runner ot finish 20th! No sign she was having any form of difficulty - she just disappeard after the race. Perhaps you should read the article fully yourself.[/p][/quote]lol... yeah fit people can't die after a marathon race - where have you been for the past 30 years. lol Dr. Nick
  • Score: -14

1:48pm Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour?? concerned.erith
  • Score: 21

1:56pm Mon 14 Apr 14

cherished says...

Taking into account the amount of asylum seekers who arrive in the UK each week, whether in the back of a lorry or on the axle underneath, I would think she will claim asylum soon. At least her journey was safer then most! And there was also a large number who went missing after the Olympics in London. Hope she is safe though.
Taking into account the amount of asylum seekers who arrive in the UK each week, whether in the back of a lorry or on the axle underneath, I would think she will claim asylum soon. At least her journey was safer then most! And there was also a large number who went missing after the Olympics in London. Hope she is safe though. cherished
  • Score: 30

1:58pm Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

cherished wrote:
Taking into account the amount of asylum seekers who arrive in the UK each week, whether in the back of a lorry or on the axle underneath, I would think she will claim asylum soon. At least her journey was safer then most! And there was also a large number who went missing after the Olympics in London. Hope she is safe though.
I rest my case! This is exaclty what I was referring to. The Olympic runners haven't been found yet.
[quote][p][bold]cherished[/bold] wrote: Taking into account the amount of asylum seekers who arrive in the UK each week, whether in the back of a lorry or on the axle underneath, I would think she will claim asylum soon. At least her journey was safer then most! And there was also a large number who went missing after the Olympics in London. Hope she is safe though.[/p][/quote]I rest my case! This is exaclty what I was referring to. The Olympic runners haven't been found yet. concerned.erith
  • Score: 21

2:06pm Mon 14 Apr 14

Dr. Nick says...

concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
[quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor. Dr. Nick
  • Score: -11

2:15pm Mon 14 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
[quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor??? concerned.erith
  • Score: 19

1:21am Tue 15 Apr 14

Dr. Nick says...

concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
[quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Nick
  • Score: 43

4:41am Tue 15 Apr 14

molsey says...

Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.
[quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.[/p][/quote]Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor. molsey
  • Score: 31

7:21am Tue 15 Apr 14

shabina says...

she burnt the passport as soon as she passed customs !!!
she burnt the passport as soon as she passed customs !!! shabina
  • Score: 25

8:17am Tue 15 Apr 14

Dr. Nick says...

molsey wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.
Very good - here have a biscuit....
[quote][p][bold]molsey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.[/p][/quote]Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.[/p][/quote]Very good - here have a biscuit.... Dr. Nick
  • Score: -8

9:47am Tue 15 Apr 14

concerned.erith says...

Dr. Nick wrote:
molsey wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.
Very good - here have a biscuit....
ooh you've obviously never made a type. If you've got a PhD in Artificial Inteligence why can you insert a personality chip coupled with a send of humour into yourself?
[quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]molsey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.[/p][/quote]Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.[/p][/quote]Very good - here have a biscuit....[/p][/quote]ooh you've obviously never made a type. If you've got a PhD in Artificial Inteligence why can you insert a personality chip coupled with a send of humour into yourself? concerned.erith
  • Score: 16

10:18am Tue 15 Apr 14

Dr. Nick says...

concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
molsey wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.
Very good - here have a biscuit....
ooh you've obviously never made a type. If you've got a PhD in Artificial Inteligence why can you insert a personality chip coupled with a send of humour into yourself?
... and you 'obviously' woke up with no sense of humour today - how ironic :)
[quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]molsey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.[/p][/quote]Well there you go, he's an artificial Doctor.[/p][/quote]Very good - here have a biscuit....[/p][/quote]ooh you've obviously never made a type. If you've got a PhD in Artificial Inteligence why can you insert a personality chip coupled with a send of humour into yourself?[/p][/quote]... and you 'obviously' woke up with no sense of humour today - how ironic :) Dr. Nick
  • Score: 7

1:06pm Wed 16 Apr 14

ความจริง says...

Has anybody tried looking in Thamesmead McDonalds?
Has anybody tried looking in Thamesmead McDonalds? ความจริง
  • Score: 20

2:06pm Wed 16 Apr 14

sarfflondonbird says...

ความจร
wrote:
Has anybody tried looking in Thamesmead McDonalds?
You wont find the quack - sorry - 'Doc' there will you?
[quote][p][bold]ความจร ง[/bold] wrote: Has anybody tried looking in Thamesmead McDonalds?[/p][/quote]You wont find the quack - sorry - 'Doc' there will you? sarfflondonbird
  • Score: 11

10:59am Thu 17 Apr 14

AbbeyWoodWorm says...

Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
Or Doctor Jones from the hit song by popular Danish group Aqua.
[quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.[/p][/quote]Or Doctor Jones from the hit song by popular Danish group Aqua. AbbeyWoodWorm
  • Score: 7

10:28pm Thu 17 Apr 14

sarfflondonbird says...

AbbeyWoodWorm wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr. Nick wrote:
concerned.erith wrote:
Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??
lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.
are you a non-dcotor???
What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk?

I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.
Or Doctor Jones from the hit song by popular Danish group Aqua.
More a case of doc from Back To The Future........a bit air heeaded.
[quote][p][bold]AbbeyWoodWorm[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr. Nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]concerned.erith[/bold] wrote: Dr Nick, can you operate on yourself to give you a sense of humour??[/p][/quote]lol very good.- wrong sort of doctor.[/p][/quote]are you a non-dcotor???[/p][/quote]What is a "dcotor" - is that Dr Who introducing himself when drunk? I am indeed a Dr. as I hold two Ph.Ds and am currently working toward my third - I currently hold a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence; I am working towards a PhD Biomedical Engineering.[/p][/quote]Or Doctor Jones from the hit song by popular Danish group Aqua.[/p][/quote]More a case of doc from Back To The Future........a bit air heeaded. sarfflondonbird
  • Score: -15

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