Eyeing Marathon, Madonna Carts Gym in Jet

For video, Lourdes dresses as mom circa 1984
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 3, 2009 10:10 AM CDT
Eyeing Marathon, Madonna Carts Gym in Jet
Madonna performs in Israel.   (PRNewsFoto/Live Nation, Frank Micelotta)

(Newser) – No wonder Madonna needed 11 suites and 25 rooms at the Tel Aviv hotel where she stayed for the Israeli finale of her Sticky & Sweet Tour—the material girl's entourage included chef, four children, boy toy Jesus Luz, and a private jet's worth of exercise equipment, the New York Post reports. The exercise gear is for Madge to step up her already grueling exercise regimen to train for an ultra-marathon.

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Madonna is clearing her schedule for next April to complete a six-day, 151-mile run in Morocco, the Boston Globe reports. In the meantime, her kids are hard at work: Lourdes, 12, and Rocco, 9, have joined mom onstage as dancers, and a photo floating around the Internet has Lourdes dolled up as Like a Virgin-era Madonna—presumably for a remake of the Celebration video.
(Read more Madonna stories.)

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