Fantastic August Race around the Tube- August 13th

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Which days would you be able to attend?

13th August
14
36%
14th August
11
28%
15th August
6
15%
16th August
8
21%
 
Total votes: 39

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Fantastic August Race around the Tube- August 13th

Post by tractakid » 03 Jun 2013, 15:36

Organised by the Event Referee, this proposed attempt will take place in August on one of the days TFL are sending trains to Olympia!

This is a Full Network Challenge event.

Competitors must abide by all the normal Tube Challenge rules, and are free to choose to either log or not log the attempt, depending if they are aiming for a GWR!

I presume most/all people would start at Chesham, possibly on the same train. I suggest it would be nice to agree on a starting train, but not compulsory. Starting anywhere, any time is permitted.

This may be a good opportunity for newcomers to get involved, to try for their first completion!


Meet up afterward consists of posting on the forum the following day, as I imagine people will want to get back home and sleep!

Questions/thoughts/suggestions?
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 03 Jun 2013, 19:11

will you puke up the entire contents of your body after every run? and perhaps this be a good one for rhys to get a first completion

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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by tractakid » 03 Jun 2013, 22:26

Credit to Iain for the name, by the way.

It would be helpful to know who has casted a vote, also, make sure that if you can attend multiple days, you select each one. If all 4 are an option, make sure to select all 4!

How far in advance would people need the date to be set by?
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Post by hopeful traveller » 03 Jun 2013, 22:38

Can one change their vote(s)? I fancy a FNC in the summer.
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 03 Jun 2013, 22:55

Isn't August in summer?

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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by Sam » 03 Jun 2013, 22:56

15th would be my ideal date, but can do 14th or 16th too :)
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Post by Iain » 04 Jun 2013, 00:27

Go for it HT :)
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by tractakid » 04 Jun 2013, 01:49

hopeful traveller wrote:Can one change their vote(s)? I fancy a FNC in the summer.
Yes, votes can be changed.

I would love to see your name in the 270 club.
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by nozzacook » 04 Jun 2013, 11:51

Very brave to take on a FNC in the August heat.
26 miles 385yards in 4h 14m 40s.

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Post by tractakid » 04 Jun 2013, 11:54

nozzacook wrote:Very brave to take on a FNC in the August heat.
Lots of water will be required!
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by Iain » 04 Jun 2013, 12:57

I'd like to see both Rhyses in the 270 club - perhaps another #TeamRhys event :)
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by A2 » 04 Jun 2013, 21:16

I'd like to attempt a FNC, only aiming for completion - but I'd want to do it on a Friday if only to be able to spend Saturday and Sunday sitting on sofa/in garden and going "ow!", probably with a glass of wine or two.
Therefore my vote goes for the Friday option.

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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by A2 » 04 Jun 2013, 21:18

Oh, and I'm never going to get a GWR but would love to go alongside someone aiming for a completion.
(not much of a runner - I'll go to the gym in the meantime)
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by tractakid » 04 Jun 2013, 22:44

I've currently ticked Tuesday to Thursday... as I have an event Saturday morning that I would like to attend. I could still do Friday and struggle on Saturday, though. Seems like its Tuesday or Wednesday that are popular at the moment.

If the a date is chosen that isn't preferable for anyone, it would still be awesome to see an attempt that week. You just won't see anyone at the start or bump into anyone on the way round! (or, much less likely!)
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Re: Fantastic August Race around the Tube

Post by nozzacook » 05 Jun 2013, 09:23

Having said it would be too hot have decided to have a go Tuesday suits me best but Wednesday would be ok.
26 miles 385yards in 4h 14m 40s.

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