Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December - Finsbury Park

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Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December - Finsbury Park

Post by Going Underground » 20 Sep 2018, 15:43

OK lets do this then :P

Starting Station; Finbsury Park
Starting window; 1000-1200hrs
Pre challenge parkrun suggestion; Grovelands or alternate is Finnsbury
Post challenge meet up; Prince William Henry pub, Southwark
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018

Post by xcooler123 » 20 Sep 2018, 18:33

Both Saturday 8th December and Saturday 15th December look to have no engineering works at present
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 8th / 15th Dec

Post by Going Underground » 20 Sep 2018, 20:11

OK poll is set for this :)
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 8th / 15th Dec

Post by nozzacook » 21 Sep 2018, 10:15

I voted 15th but can make both dates.
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 8th / 15th Dec

Post by tangy » 21 Sep 2018, 16:59

Only can do 15th, first two Saturdays in December are already booked for me.
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 8th / 15th Dec

Post by A2 » 21 Sep 2018, 18:05

Either are good for me currently.
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 8th / 15th Dec

Post by xcooler123 » 21 Sep 2018, 19:17

As above, either is also good for me atm although the 8th is likely to be the day after my Xmas works do which could make it interesting....
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 8th / 15th Dec

Post by michael_churchill » 24 Sep 2018, 09:02

It seems to me that every write-up I've read about previous challenges mentions hold-ups due to Arsenal and/or Chelsea football crowds. FYI it seems that both are at home on 8th December, but both are away on 15th December.

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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December

Post by Going Underground » 09 Oct 2018, 13:28

OK 8-0 to the 15th December which is good for me as well - Will post starting station + post challenge meet up and suggested parkrun soonest :)
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December

Post by dstock17 » 09 Oct 2018, 20:53

Is it a new station for park challenge what have been the previous ones. I always like this challenge I think up crazy runs each time.

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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December

Post by greatkingrat » 10 Oct 2018, 08:46

Stonebridge, Canons, Belsize, Woodside, Tufnell, Royal, Moor, Elm, Wimbledon and Newbury have been used so far. Maybe we should try a zone 1 start this year to be different.
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December

Post by Going Underground » 10 Oct 2018, 11:42

greatkingrat wrote:
10 Oct 2018, 08:46
Stonebridge, Canons, Belsize, Woodside, Tufnell, Royal, Moor, Elm, Wimbledon and Newbury have been used so far. Maybe we should try a zone 1 start this year to be different.
In fact Elm twice due the abandonment following incident at Canons and Wimbledon twice as only one team started from their on "Parks Challenge I"

I was thinking maybe Finsbury this year?
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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December

Post by dstock17 » 10 Oct 2018, 18:08

Could somebody post that handy map with only the parks on it again 😊

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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December

Post by dstock17 » 11 Oct 2018, 19:06

Well I hope it is Finsbury Park because I have a cracking route to try out and I save Finsbury Parkrun until that date.

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Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December - Finsbury Park

Post by Going Underground » 16 Oct 2018, 13:56

Attending; GU
parkrun - Grovelands; GU

I have booked dartboard + table from 1830-1900 at Prince William Henry pub, Southwark :D

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