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PostPosted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 8:26 am    Post subject: Where we are and how we are getting on Reply with quote

Hi All,

this section will be used to update you all on our progress on the 2011 Macmillan 4x4 UK Challenge.
The event starts on Thursday and ends on Sunday afternoon.

Colin
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

We've arrived in Ludlow for our overnight stop before the event starts tomorrow.

Off for a few beers - just to help us sleep!

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DO NOT let bert anywhere near any polish vodka..................it ain't pretty.

Good luck guys,look forwards to reading the progress Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

5 to 1 culbert will be staggering back from the pub about now singing sweet caroline..............................


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do well guys!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All the best, make it a good one.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colin phoned me earlier and asked me to give everyone an update,when he called me earlier but kids were around and wrote down the details quickly so they will be a bit sketchy.

They started of around Shropshire then on to Wales where they covered some forestry ground and the sweet lamb rally school. They didn't manage to find all of the markers but i believe they didn't do too badly.

When they called me at 19.10 hours they were in good spirits and heading for Holyhead and were 102 miles away and had to be there by midnight when they could hopefully catch some sleep.

Colin said that Ian is doing a good job and so far they haven't fallen out lol,Michael and Bert were a distance behind them but seemed to be having good fun too.



Colin called again at 22.35 to tell me they had just reached Holyhead,Thier boat sails at 2-30am and they should reach Ireland around 5/5.15am and head towards Galway.

Colin sounded absolutley shattered on the phone and said he was even at the point he was past food and just wanted sleep.
Ian had driven to Holyhead and apparently the journey was a complete nightmare..............in the background Ian mumbled some profanities in amongst complaining that he needs sleep lol.

Bert and Michael are some 50 miles behind so should reach Holyhead in plenty time.


Again apologies for the sketchiness asthe kids were making noise but they will call again tomorrow with more updates.

Appart from the tiredness they seem in good spirits Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good going then bearing in mind Bert can't find his way out of a paper bag ............

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blimey that's come round quick! Sounds like you are covering some distance. Go well.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Back in Dublin waiting for the ferry. 750 miles done to date. Sections yesterday and today in Mayo and Connemara. Spent last night in Cong - the home of the Quiet Man. Went as far west as Galway so we went from the east coast to the west coast and back.

Just one more day to go

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 7:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gordon Bennett Ian you guys really are packing the miles in aren't. Is it me or is there a bit of irony that u flew from the Emerald island to Luton to drive all the way back to then come back to Luton to then fly home?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes pretty ironic. Was about 200 miles and 200 years from home. I did ask Jaqi to pop down and make us breakfast but for some reason she said no.

I did tell Colin a few months ago I suspected that was were we were going but then that's obviously why I'm such a good navigator!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should have pointed out it is for charity and that she was being mean.

G

Ps how short are u guys on fuel money?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 11:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

where you getting the ferry to?

if its liverpool/birkenhead, ring me so i can come meet you.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heading back to walseshire/Holyhead. Staying at the circuit used by fifth gear for an hour or two before heading off again in the morning. Thanks for the offer though
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just had a call from a rather chipper sounding Colin.

They had a good night last night and were the first back at Dublin docks due to their skill and amazing superhuman abilities. They completed the off-road sections but the organisers cancelled them for some reason, hopefully the scores will still count.

They landed back in Blighty (or Holyhead which is close enough) at 0215 this morning and were then send off round Wales chasing sheep and trying to avoid the speed cameras. Colin was saying that they are at Balla just now waiting to be sent off round the off-road course there.

apart from that they are happy enough with the sections they have completed and Colin reckons that they are getting the majority of the questions right.

I did ask how he was getting on with Ian and all I could hear was muffled muttering in the background. Fingers crossed that Colin will release Ian before the end of the trip.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Arrived at the hotel after today's final 2 sections. Bit tired but nothing a few pints of Guiness won't cure.

Colin will post an update shortly - I'm off to the bar!

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi All,

well we have now finished the event and am enjoying a pint in the bar. Ian did a good job as a navigator and even taught me how to do it. I in return taught him how to write his name using different colour crayons (he just has to get the spelling right Laughing ).

We are tired and think we have done as well as could be expected given our language barriers, we will find out our total overall position later tonight so we will let you know as soon as we do.

Many thanks for all of the support, it really has spurred us on.

Best wishes

Colin & Ian, car 2 Laughing

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Sorry Winnet. Thought I had answered your question. We used about £300 inc tolls so I think we were OK for money as I will claim the vat back
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Give me a shout when you have worked it out then

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where is Captain Chaos?

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

better late than never i suppose. Rolling Eyes


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably getting drunk an daft

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 11:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi All,

well after all of the sponsorship etc was calculated for all of the vehicles I can announce

WE DID IT AGAIN, WE WON THE TROPHY FOR THE HIGHEST SPONSORSHIP Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing we both received a trophy and I am on cluod nine. Thank you all so much for your continued support in making Team Chaos so succesfull.
Words do not convey how frateful I am but I think you all know.

Also I was presented with a certificate for raising over £30,000 for the Mac Challenge since I started competing. I was choked and very, very proud so thank you all once again for all of your hard work and support.

I am now off to the bar for some refreshments etc.

Piccys to follow tomorrow.

Best wishes

Colin & Ian
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*ucking ace Applause Applause Applause Applause
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

nice one colin....another top effort. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 6:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Words can't really convey what should be said but that is amazing Colin (& Ian) and u guys should be well proud of yourselves.

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Well done gents - As GED said but with an F! Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Top work guys,makes all the sleepless nights worthwhile huh?

Still no sign of Bert though lol


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