Event of the Year 2020

Too Funk to Drunction (Arrived)

Racers

Updates

  • Jan. 22, 2020, 7:17 a.m. - Having a quick stop at services in L'Aldea
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 4:31 a.m. - Now passed through Barcelona
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 3:42 a.m. - Just passed through Lloret de Mar. Very intense lightning here, goes from pitch black to a massive white flash
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 1:29 a.m. - We're just before the border now in Le Boulou
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 8:25 p.m. - On a bus leaving Lyon, Valencia bound
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:37 p.m. - We're waiting for a bus at 9 now. Gonna get into Spain overnight
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:25 p.m. - The kindly bus driver looks a lot like the Punisher
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:23 p.m. - On a bus headed back into Lyon. Planning on getting a bus out tonight. Alex spoke to the driver and we got free tickets. Think he took pity on us.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 10:31 a.m. - Still stuck at lyon
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:30 a.m. - The footfall turned out to be mainly truckers. The main cafe is open again so we got breakfast - was pretty tasty. Going out in 5 to start hitching again!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 3:43 a.m. - There's more and more footfall now. Gonna start trying to hitch again soon
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 12:05 a.m. - Traffic became sparse so we retired into the service station to rest up a bit until things liven up. Alex and Lauren are currently sleeping, and I'm reading. The hot chocolate here is pretty great.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:41 p.m. - After quite a trek, we are now at a 24 hour services, Total on the A46 westbound.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:18 p.m. - Arrived in Lyon
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 5:06 p.m. - We're just passed Dijon now. Hopefully should get to Lyon around 8
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 2:24 p.m. - We're southbound out of Paris heading towards Lyon. We have looked online and found a promising petrol station to the south of Lyon, so we will head there on arrival.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:08 a.m. - The bus has allowed us to get some rest, feeling perked up
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 6:08 a.m. - After a treacherous misty morning in Lille, we are on the road again. Thanks to remarkable generosity from friends, family, and strangers we have made it this far, and have now boarded a bus heading to Lyons. 🙃🙃🙃
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 2:14 a.m. - Departing the ferry soon. It has docked in Dunkirk. On our way to Lille!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 11:46 p.m. - We are lucky he's taking us to Lille
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 11:33 p.m. - After an arduous time in Dover, where we discovered the last foot passenger ferry was at 7.05. We trekked to a bp garage and then found a lovely ex Interpol agent who is giving us a lift to Dunkirk.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:43 p.m. - Arrived at Dover priory station. Walking to the ferry now
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 7:09 p.m. - Dropped off at ebbsfleet international station and have had tickets to Dover bought for us. ETA at Dover is 8.40
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 5:34 p.m. - They're taking us to a station in Kent and buying us tickets to Dover
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 5:18 p.m. - Some lovely old ladies offered us a lift around the M25
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 4:59 p.m. - Arrived at Toddington services, gonna try and get round the m25
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 3:38 p.m. - Hitched a ride going south down the M1.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 2:39 p.m. - Arrived at East Midland Airport service station.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 12:27 p.m. - Hitched a ride continuing down the A1M. Think we'll get to junction 25 or 26
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:03 a.m. - Dropped off at Durham services on the A1M
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 7:45 a.m. - hitched a ride from the bp garage heading towards Newcastle
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:45 a.m. - Fastest ride yet?
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:44 a.m. - Got a free bus ride out of town heading to the bp garage at the start of the a1
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:37 a.m. - Team 63 and awayyy we goooo