Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by greatkingrat » 06 Apr 2016, 18:04

Tube Geek wrote:NOOOOO! :( The last day of my school term is the 23rd, so I can't do any! Next year, could you make them a bit later so I can maybe come!?
The last day of term is a Saturday?
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by Tube Geek » 06 Apr 2016, 18:57

Oh no, it's the 22nd :lol:. Still, wouldn't be able to get there probably
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by Tube Geek » 18 Apr 2016, 17:43

michael_churchill wrote:But won't there be Winter Tube Olympics in 2018?
That's what I was thinking! Great minds think alike?!!
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by JBA » 28 Apr 2016, 13:00

Have you even attempted any challenge yet TubeGeek?
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by Tube Geek » 28 Apr 2016, 13:25

JBA wrote:Have you even attempted any challenge yet Tube Geek?
No, but I hardly ever go to London, and when I do my parents always make us go somewhere. I'm probably going to fo the FNC for my birthday in June, though.
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by michael_churchill » 17 May 2016, 16:57

For a bit of forward planning, I'd like to point out that, at the end of the Tube Olympics, the Olympic Park will be busy.

Friday 22nd (day of the FNC) and Saturday 23rd July (day of the R15) will see the "Anniversary Games" Diamond League athletics meeting at the Olympic Stadium. It will be in the evening of Friday 22nd and the afternoon of Saturday 23rd. Many big stars like Mo and Usain will be appearing, so expect the Stadium to be full and Stratford station to be busy. Something to bear in mind for the FNC on the Friday perhaps. I can't find exact times yet but, based on usual Diamond League practice, I'd expected the events to start at around 7pm and end at around 10pm.

Because I will be attending the athletics, I won't be competing in the Tube Olympics. However I do plan to be in London all day on Friday, so I may be available for support / encouragement / live social media updates on the day. Otherwise, I'll probably be on my Labyrinth challenge.

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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by Going Underground » 21 Jun 2016, 12:09

When can we expect a topic thread for event 1 the all lines scheduled for 5th July?

And will rules / meet up be the same as 2012 (below) ?

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1. The challenge will commence at 18:00. (you may not start any earlier than this)
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4. Your final attempt must have commenced before 20:30.
5. You can abort and restart as many times as you like.
6. You must use all 11 Underground lines to constitute an attempt, i.e. You can't ride 3 stations on the Met line and claim Met, Circle and H&C.
7. You only need to register the best time you have achieved.
8. Once you have completed your final attempt head to the Horse & Groom to hand in your time.
9. Please make sure to set your watch to BST to ensure all competitors are running to the same time."
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by tangy » 22 Jun 2016, 00:52

Going Underground wrote:When can we expect a topic thread for event 1 the all lines scheduled for 5th July?
Good point, I seem to have forgotten the Games start in under two weeks!
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 22 Jun 2016, 08:39

Also is possible to have a start meet up or time for the zone 1 event only because ac films will be filming this challenge as part of their film.

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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 23 Jun 2016, 12:23

Tangy would be helpful if u get ur arse in gear I have to provide a location for the a.c. films to meet up I be there all day. So appreciate some kind of meet up if not then a time when people can meet before going to optimum station for zone 1

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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 23 Jun 2016, 23:21

Also what's the plan for Paddington same as zone 1 day come on tosa give us some answers

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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by Tube Geek » 24 Jun 2016, 07:14

considering he hasn't logged on since you posted your first post (in the day, anyway), I doubt he's seen them
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by quisquidillius » 25 Jun 2016, 09:27

Hello!

I am a new challenger who has been lurking here for a little while. I am under-18 as well, so I don't know if I can come to this Olympics (I can only come on the days of the Zone 1 and All Lines challenges, if at all). Would it be fine for me to come, even with my low age?

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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by Iain » 25 Jun 2016, 10:34

All are welcome! :)
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Re: Tube Olympics 2016 (Summer Games)

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 25 Jun 2016, 12:52

quisquidillius wrote:Hello!

I am a new challenger who has been lurking here for a little while. I am under-18 as well, so I don't know if I can come to this Olympics (I can only come on the days of the Zone 1 and All Lines challenges, if at all). Would it be fine for me to come, even with my low age?

Thanks!
Funnily enough that's the two most likeliest I can make full network a possibility though might stick around for random 15 if can be arsed. After parkrun

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