Event of the Year 2020

Johnny, la gente etsa muy loca (Arrived)

Racers

Updates

  • Jan. 22, 2020, 1:21 p.m. - Team 8 has landed in Valencia 🥳
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 9:11 a.m. - Team 8 is in Düsseldorf before continuing onto Valencia
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 6:59 a.m. - We are awake, still at the airport waiting. We all got in some z's but will definitely welcome our beds once we get there
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 6:59 a.m. - We are awake, still at the airport waiting. We all got in some z's but will definitely welcome our beds once we get there
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 9:45 p.m. - Team 8 is sleeping at Charles de Gaulle airport and catching a plane tmrw to Valencia. Wish us good zzz
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:59 p.m. - we have decided to stop off in Paris for the night. Planing to get some sightseeing done while we are here so we are heading out now to see the Eiffel tower.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:19 p.m. - We are in Paris!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 3:40 p.m. - We managed to blag a bus to Valenciennes and now we are on a heavily discounted train to Paris.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1 p.m. - We're in Quiévrain
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 11 a.m. - Wooo I got a waffle 🧇 and we managed to blag a train to Mons which is on the Belgian side of the Belgium-France border. Feeling good
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 9:54 a.m. - Team 8 is on a roll. Knock on wood. We've managed to blag a train from Gent to Brussels. Thank the Rory above for that language card. From there we'll hope to go south
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 9:37 a.m. - We have just blagged a train from Bruges to Ghent! Hopefully we will be able to get to Brussels from there.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 8:37 a.m. - On the coach to Brugge. Gonna test our luck at the train station
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 7:08 a.m. - Good morning. We are arriving in Zeebrugge Belguin in approximately 30 minutes
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 5:58 p.m. - We are on the Hull ferry! it leaves at 6:30 and is roughly 13 hours long so we won't be able to send updates until we get there. Were going to have a chat to people on the ferry to potentially get a lift at the other side, wish us luck! Next stop: Belgium UK SIGN OFF
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 3:06 p.m. - After a couple of failed attempts we have blagged a train to Hull and will be getting on the ferry. Europe is in sight!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 11:51 a.m. - From Manchester we have managed to blag another train to Sheffield. From there hopefully our next stop is Hull!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:50 a.m. - Team 8 here. Managed to blag a train to Manchester. Next up: a train to Hull . Wooo
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:20 a.m. - we have been dropped off in preston and are on a bus to the city centre, our plan is to try and blag a train to york or manchester. Wish us luck!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:22 a.m. - First lift of the day and we are headed eastern towards nelson area
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:01 a.m. - Ok everyone else is awake now
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 5:27 a.m. - Team 8 is AWAKE. Well at least I am. Heading for breakfast at the services soon and then we'll be trying to catch a ride over to Hull
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:21 p.m. - Team 8 is ASLEEP :)
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:14 p.m. - We have successfully found ourselves a cheap hotel on the Lancaster M6 and are settling down for the night.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 4:20 p.m. - We are now getting a lift down to Manchester where we will sleep for the night, its been a busy day but has been a lot of fun and we are feeling optimistic about the race!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 3:41 p.m. - We are just outside Penrith at services hoping to get our last ride for the day east. YAY! Feeling confident
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 2:24 p.m. - We are speeding our way to the border! Just got a lift who is taking us to penrith.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 1:55 p.m. - We have been dropped off at abington services
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 1:17 p.m. - Got another lift who is taking us about 30 miles further down the M74! slowly inching out way down
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 12:36 p.m. - Just got a lift from a couple who are going to drop us off further down the motorway at a service station, lovely warm car and we're starting to thaw back out!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 11:16 a.m. - Team 8 here. We've blagged a bus out of Croy. No luck hitchhiking. We're gonna get off at Mollinsburn and try to hitch from there.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:45 a.m. - team ocho here . we have arrived in croy after blagging a train from glasgow and we are planning on hitching a ride. first we are gonna swing (on swings of course)
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:45 a.m. - team ocho here . we have arrived in croy after blagging a train from glasgow and we are planning on hitching a ride. first we are gonna swing (on swings of course)
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 7:25 a.m. - Just dropped off in Glasgow, our plan is to walk into the centre to source some coffee and work out our plan from there. Spirits are high!