Country to Capital

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Jan 2014
9:12am, 13 Jan 2014
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Oranj
Nice blog Binks. I'd have run it this year but it took me a *long* time to recover from Thames Trot last year and didn't want to mess up my VLM prep. You forgot to mention the "famous" GUC left turn to Paddington (although there's a photo, so that makes up for it). I really must have a go next year.
Jan 2014
12:58pm, 13 Jan 2014
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True Gritts!
Same here Binks and great blog, I posted a comment. Shame we didn't get the chance to have a beer. We must reseve an area in the pub for next year so that we can all have a sit down. I'll sort it nearer the time :)
Jan 2014
4:18pm, 13 Jan 2014
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Binks
Awesome to see you gritts. Sorry I forgot you beat me to the gate ;)
Jun 2014
4:57pm, 3 Jun 2014
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ChrisThePuma
hmmm - tempted for next Jan.
Dec 2014
12:31pm, 30 Dec 2014
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ChrisThePuma
anyone else doing this?
Dec 2014
12:51pm, 30 Dec 2014
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Binks
Yes :)
Dec 2014
12:59pm, 30 Dec 2014
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ChrisThePuma
how do you sort transport Binks? I am parking at the start but not sure what to do at the finish...
Dec 2014
1:25pm, 30 Dec 2014
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Binks
Never had that problem as have lived a mile from the finish for the past few years :)

Your best bet would be a train back out to Wendover from Marylebone. It's about a mile from the finish, or a couple of stops on a bus/tube. I think the trains take about an hour.

Where are you based?
Dec 2014
1:39pm, 30 Dec 2014
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ChrisThePuma
I am looking at that option Binks. Yes it takes about 45 minutes and costs £10.50 which isn't bad. I may be able to get a friend to collect me and deliver me back to Wendover, but this is certainly the best other option. I live in Milton Keynes.
Dec 2014
3:33pm, 30 Dec 2014
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Wine Legs
If you live in Milton Keynes, and I take Binks to the start (highly likely...he can't fly there), then we could probably pick you up en route as we're coming from Bedford...

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