Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

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Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by tangy » 14 Apr 2017, 08:43

Welcome to the launch of the Zone 1 Challenge Cup for 2017. Friday 2nd June 2017, 12:00 noon, Liverpool Street Station.

I am your host, the BOZO (Boss Of Zone One) and I formally invite you to the Zone 1 Challenge for 2017.

The aim is simple: visit all 64 stations on the London Underground system that are within Oyster card Zone 1 in the fastest time. You will be competition with other teams (and the trains themselves) for the coveted Zone One Challenge Cup.

Full details of the event (including meet up location, timetable of the day, rules of the challenge and after event quiz) can be found on the dedicated website at www.explorerticket.co.uk/tubechallenge/zone1cup.htm

Even though this is an open invitation event, it would greatly assist me if you notify me of your attendance at the event (even if you are at this stage a maybe). Contact details are on the website (see link above).

Let the madness begin...
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by Elsie » 21 Apr 2017, 09:26

Day booked off.
Trains to/from London booked.
Tangy emailed.

:D
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by RobbieM » 25 Apr 2017, 10:42

Unfortunately, prior commitments this year prevent me from being able to make my annual appearance... :( :( :(

Sorry about that, and have a great day everyone! :) :) :)
After you, madam - I'll wait for the next direct train to Mill Hill East.
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by Going Underground » 25 Apr 2017, 11:56

I will be attending as mentioned in the pub on Saturday and as per PM sent that you have not received but is showing as read :wink:
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by Going Underground » 30 May 2017, 12:38

Gosh not many posts on this topic and only 3 days away :shock:

Anyway I will have a spot prize question again this year...

Also should this thread not be moved to the separate Zone 1 day section?
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by tangy » 30 May 2017, 19:50

I haven't had many responses via PM or email either to say if challengers are attending or not, which is concerning.

Anyway, the Zone 1 Challenge Cup is still going ahead as planned on Friday (2nd June 2017). as i say, this is an open invitation event but I encourage challengers to send me an acknowledgement that they are attending prior to the event.
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Tube Challenge League Tables website, it's here at http://www.explorerticket.co.uk/tubechallenge

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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by Elsie » 30 May 2017, 19:59

I have posted and emailed you and as my train tickets are booked, I'll be coming down anyway!
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by michael_churchill » 30 May 2017, 20:08

tangy wrote:
30 May 2017, 19:50
I haven't had many responses via PM or email either to say if challengers are attending or not, which is concerning
I hope you got my email.

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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by tangy » 30 May 2017, 21:56

michael_churchill wrote:
30 May 2017, 20:08
tangy wrote:
30 May 2017, 19:50
I haven't had many responses via PM or email either to say if challengers are attending or not, which is concerning
I hope you got my email.
Yes, thank you. I have you on my attendee list.
This is a Central line train to "Woodford via Hainault"- it always is, except when you actually want one!

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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by RJSRdg » 31 May 2017, 07:57

I'm coming. Need to do some more 'research' over the next couple of days though as my last few attempts at Zone 1 didn't go too well :-(
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by DrainBrain » 31 May 2017, 10:36

RJSRdg wrote:
31 May 2017, 07:57
... my last few attempts at Zone 1 didn't go too well :-(
I have 5 times on the Z1 leaderboard. The best of them was set on my first ever tube challenge, so my attempts have been poor too.

I'm aiming for a PB this year.
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by RJSRdg » 31 May 2017, 17:38

In my case, although I've got a sub-2 hour time for the Bottle, my Zone 1 times (borrowing from the Bottle route) have been around the 3 1/2 hour mark!
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by Elsie » 01 Jun 2017, 09:30

RJSRdg wrote:
31 May 2017, 17:38
In my case, although I've got a sub-2 hour time for the Bottle, my Zone 1 times (borrowing from the Bottle route) have been around the 3 1/2 hour mark!
I don't know why I bother planning routes, each time I think I have a winner I get slower!
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by RJSRdg » 01 Jun 2017, 22:05

Well, I now have a new (circular) route though no idea how long it will take....
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Re: Zone 1 Challenge Cup 2017- Friday 2nd June

Post by Going Underground » 01 Jun 2017, 22:11

Well Z1 day normally throws up twists 'n' turns and always some drama or incidents, so lets see what tomorrow has in store :o
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