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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Tube World Record Broken

Five seconds makes a world of difference in Tube Challenging

In my capacity an an "able assister" on Annie Mole, I feel I should make one of my occasional posts.

Steve and SamYes folks, the world record for visiting every tube station has been broken. As you may know, the record was held by
Geoff and I from the 5th of May 2004, with our time of 18 hours, 35 minutes and 43 seconds.

On the 30th of May, earlier this year, Steve Wilson and Sam Cawley went round all 275 stations in a time of 18 hours, 35 minutes and 38 seconds - just FIVE seconds faster than us!

As Geoff has moved to America, and I am suffering from Tube Challenge Apathy of late, there is currently no planned attempt to claim the record back, although it is accepted that both times are beatable given an efficient route and a good day of no delays.

You can find out more information about the joy of tube challenging at the Tube Challenge Forum.

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