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London to Brighton Mini Run 2010

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I don’t need a reason for a trip to Brighton but the 25th L2B (16 May) seemed like a pretty good one to me. With over 2,000 Minis taking part and entrants coming from all over the world, it is one of the biggest Mini events in the calendar, and makes for a colourful sight. My brother’s little Mini was full to bursting with a sister, a friend and a Mini enthusiast who had come all the way from Perth, Australia. The congregation of yellow plastic ducks adorning the dashboard – from sailor to jazz musician – even had a new friend, Bruce from Down Under.

 

 The 55-mile journey from Crystal Palace Park, London to Madeira Drive on Brighton’s seafront went without a hitch. Our biggest challenge presented itself on arrival: finding a spot to park in the vast sea of Minis glistening in the sunshine. After a welcome stretch of the legs it was time to take in the great cars on show, from custom classics to full-on race cars – even a bright-yellow Mini taxi.

 

Camilla Colley

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