Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by Going Underground » 21 May 2016, 17:16

tractakid wrote: Hmm. Been thinking- Hackney is an all-tarmac course. I'm starting to think it might be a good idea to swap the venue for a grassy/trail one, which is at it's best in the summer. We could save Hackney for a wetter winter morning.

Obviously we need to do a venue that's new for Nozza so he can join the cow cowl gang.

If anyone's up for a swap, how about Lloyd, Harrow Lodge, Greenwich, Wanstead Flats or Walthamstow? If the weather turns out awful there's still Hackney!

Just a thought- what do others think?
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by tractakid » 22 May 2016, 00:11

Going Underground wrote:
tractakid wrote: Hmm. Been thinking- Hackney is an all-tarmac course. I'm starting to think it might be a good idea to swap the venue for a grassy/trail one, which is at it's best in the summer. We could save Hackney for a wetter winter morning.

Obviously we need to do a venue that's new for Nozza so he can join the cow cowl gang.

If anyone's up for a swap, how about Lloyd, Harrow Lodge, Greenwich, Wanstead Flats or Walthamstow? If the weather turns out awful there's still Hackney!

Just a thought- what do others think?
I am easy but I thought we had a request for The Marshes from an ex forum member?
Yes but speaking to him yesterday he saw the logic in what I suggested. Lloyd might be good as it's one we both want to repeat, and nobody else has done.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by nozzacook » 22 May 2016, 05:48

tractakid wrote:
Going Underground wrote:
tractakid wrote: Hmm. Been thinking- Hackney is an all-tarmac course. I'm starting to think it might be a good idea to swap the venue for a grassy/trail one, which is at it's best in the summer. We could save Hackney for a wetter winter morning.

Obviously we need to do a venue that's new for Nozza so he can join the cow cowl gang.

If anyone's up for a swap, how about Lloyd, Harrow Lodge, Greenwich, Wanstead Flats or Walthamstow? If the weather turns out awful there's still Hackney!

Just a thought- what do others think?
I am easy but I thought we had a request for The Marshes from an ex forum member?
Yes but speaking to him yesterday he saw the logic in what I suggested. Lloyd might be good as it's one we both want to repeat, and nobody else has done.
I'm easy as to which one. Only problem with Lloyd is we have to get to Essex Road after which is an hours travel according to JP.

I'm staying at the Lewisham Premier Inn so not interested in Harrow lodge.

I'm tempted by Hilly Fields as only ten mins from hotel.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by Going Underground » 22 May 2016, 11:07

Lloyd works quite well for me as I can catch the train 30 mins later than planned for Hackney Marshes (This give me 28 mins to get from East Croydon station to the start) So that one gets my vote :)

Doh I can get the tram from East Croydon to Lloyd Park, even better :P
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by nozzacook » 22 May 2016, 11:29

So after a quick hotel search I'm now staying in Croydon so Lloyd gets my vote. As now only a short tram ride away.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by Going Underground » 22 May 2016, 15:10

Shall we confirm Lloyd then? Also spoons just a 10min tram ride away in George Street :)
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by nozzacook » 22 May 2016, 15:47

Sounds like a plan.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by mrredrunner100 » 22 May 2016, 19:02

after realising that i haven't actually looked on here for a while, i did :D

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Nozza
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parkrun Hackney Marshes
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Nozza (finally 20 different parkruns)
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by Going Underground » 22 May 2016, 19:21

Just tidying up parkrun + Spoons


Attending
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The Orange One
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tractakid
Nozza
mrredrunner100

parkrun; Lloyd
GU
tractakid
Nozza (finally 20 different parkruns)
mrredrunner100 (maybe)

Spoons; The George, Croydon
GU
trackakid
Nozza
mrredrunner100 (maybe)
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by tangy » 22 May 2016, 19:41

The Orange One wrote:I think the H&C may also be closed east of King's Cross St Pancras - otherwise there's no reason to cut the Circle service!!
The H&C is indeed closed on this weekend between King's Cross and Barking, TfL have updated their Track Closures document to reflect this. Also whilst seeing what else was going on, noted that Caledonian Road station will also be closed this weekend for lift refurbishment...which will knock out the run down said road to the NLL station!

The first post of this topic updated accordingly.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by The Orange One » 22 May 2016, 20:59

That train run between King's Cross St Pancras and Holloway Road has got to be over 4 minutes then!
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by DrainBrain » 25 May 2016, 08:53

Attending
GU
Sarnian
The Orange One
alexmcmotor +1
tractakid
Nozza
mrredrunner100
DrainBrain

parkrun; Lloyd
GU
tractakid
Nozza (finally 20 different parkruns)
mrredrunner100 (maybe)
DrainBrain

Spoons; The George, Croydon
GU
trackakid
Nozza
mrredrunner100 (maybe)
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by The Raven » 26 May 2016, 08:08

Attending
GU
Sarnian
The Orange One
alexmcmotor +1
tractakid
Nozza
mrredrunner100
DrainBrain
The Raven +1?

parkrun; Lloyd
GU
tractakid
Nozza (finally 20 different parkruns)
mrredrunner100 (maybe)
DrainBrain
The Raven +1?

Spoons; The George, Croydon
GU
trackakid
Nozza
mrredrunner100 (maybe)
DrainBrain
The Raven +1
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by RJSRdg » 27 May 2016, 00:16

I'm planning to be at the R15 but probably not the Parkrun beforehand.
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Re: Random 15 Championship 2015/16: Round 5

Post by The Orange One » 27 May 2016, 13:32

Also don't forget to exclude Battersea Park from the draw!!
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