Marathon Men

We'd like to tip our hats to Kate Kelland of Reuters for scrawling one of the best leads we've ever read:

They survive on fresh blood drained from the neck of a living cow, they often run for days and nights on end to find water and their shoes are made from car tires cut up and strapped to their feet.

So running the London Marathon should be no problem for six Maasai warriors who have come to Britain from their village of Elaui in northern Tanzania as part of a campaign to raise money to find a vital water source (

We know you want to read the rest of it via Yahoo! News just like we did.