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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 05 Jun 2019, 16:43

I'm picking off Kevin Brown soon in South East Region only 2 between us but then I concentrate on 3 regions lol
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Post by Going Underground » 05 Jun 2019, 20:17

dstock17 wrote:
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I'm picking off Kevin Brown soon in South East Region only 2 between us but then I concentrate on 3 regions lol
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 06 Jun 2019, 06:53

I wonder if I can get Cornwall done by end of year?
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Going Underground » 06 Jun 2019, 08:36

dstock17 wrote:
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I wonder if I can get Cornwall done by end of year?
Depends if you can get down between Oct-Dec to do Lands End.....
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 06 Jun 2019, 18:31

Going Underground wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 08:36
dstock17 wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 06:53
I wonder if I can get Cornwall done by end of year?
Depends if you can get down between Oct-Dec to do Lands End.....
A new one coming to Cornwall, that's exciting news. I will be doing Penrose and Trelissick in the a couple of weeks :-)
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Going Underground » 06 Jun 2019, 18:33

Soup Dragon wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 18:31
Going Underground wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 08:36
dstock17 wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 06:53
I wonder if I can get Cornwall done by end of year?
Depends if you can get down between Oct-Dec to do Lands End.....
A new one coming to Cornwall, that's exciting news. I will be doing Penrose and Trelissick in the a couple of weeks :-)
Trelissick & Eden Project up for me the couple of weeks after you 8)
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 07 Jun 2019, 08:25

Going Underground wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 18:33
Soup Dragon wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 18:31
Going Underground wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 08:36
dstock17 wrote:
06 Jun 2019, 06:53
I wonder if I can get Cornwall done by end of year?
Depends if you can get down between Oct-Dec to do Lands End.....
A new one coming to Cornwall, that's exciting news. I will be doing Penrose and Trelissick in the a couple of weeks :-)
Trelissick & Eden Project up for me the couple of weeks after you 8)
I was also considering Eden Project, but I noticed it is closed for a couple of weeks. We need to co-ordinate our schedules better and try and be in Cornwall at the same time!
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by tractakid » 07 Jun 2019, 13:12

So, I did a parkrun yesterday...
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Going Underground » 07 Jun 2019, 13:58

tractakid wrote:
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So, I did a parkrun yesterday...
Hope the trip didn't cost too much - are you staying in Sweden for a Sat run?
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Post by michael_churchill » 07 Jun 2019, 15:26

Going Underground wrote:
07 Jun 2019, 13:58
tractakid wrote:
07 Jun 2019, 13:12
So, I did a parkrun yesterday...
Hope the trip didn't cost too much - are you staying in Sweden for a Sat run?
You can get from London to Malmo by train. I've done it, although not consecutively, but over the course of a week. Eurostar to Brussels, Thalys to Amsterdam, ICE to Hamburg, ICE to Copenhagen (including a ferry), Oresundstag to Malmo. Although I had to deal with a railway staff strike and had to use a replacement bus over the Oresund bridge. It must have been this time of year because I remember watching coverage of National Day on Swedish TV from Copenhagen.

If there aren't any close-by parkruns in Sweden, there must be one in Copenhagen !?!

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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by michael_churchill » 07 Jun 2019, 15:43

michael_churchill wrote:
07 Jun 2019, 15:26

You can get from London to Malmo by train. I've done it, although not consecutively, but over the course of a week.
Apparently it was 14 hours travelling time on the trains (to Copenhagen) not including changes, so not practical for a day trip!

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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by tractakid » 07 Jun 2019, 18:15

I am actually staying in Copenhagen. About £94 for flights and a hostel for 3 nights. Amager Strandpark in the morning!
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by DrainBrain » 08 Jun 2019, 05:04

So Sweden has extra parkruns on its National Day

In the UK we have extra parkruns on our bank holidays Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Do other countries do similar? How many worldwide parkruns could you complete in a year?
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Iain » 08 Jun 2019, 11:58

Down to Cranleigh today with Andi and Kev, picking up a few disused stations on the way. A pretty twisty but fun course - and I got back to run walking, so a bit faster. Three more to go for 100 :D
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by greatkingrat » 08 Jun 2019, 13:36

Here is a list of the "special" parkruns

https://support.parkrun.com/hc/en-us/ar ... ial-Events

Potentially you could do Denmark on Christmas Eve, UK/France for Christmas Day, then Germany on Boxing Day, plus the normal parkrun on 28th Dec and two on New Years Day! Then over to Russia for Orthodox Christmas Day on 7th Jan.
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