Mens Tri - Tuesday 7th August 1130am

Pirate Corner

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M...eldy    pirate
26/07/2012 at 08:29

For those of us not lucky enough to have a ticket this thread is set up so that we can arrange a 'Pirate Corner' on the course somewhere to spectate

I think there are a fair few people who will be around to watch

Looking at the map from British Triathlon there are plenty of viewing spots and obviously I have no idea how busy it will be but will assume 'quite'

SOuth Carriage Drive by the junction of West Carriage Drive is looking favourite as the bikes go past 7 times and it is close to the Pop Up Shop, toilets and South Ken or Knightsbridge tube

If anyone has a better idea then please shout

26/07/2012 at 08:37
Me and Sue will be around there
26/07/2012 at 08:39
Not for me, I'm afraid. I have already pushed the goodwill limits of management at work. Gutted
26/07/2012 at 09:02

Will also be there for the womens.....

Golden Boots    pirate
26/07/2012 at 09:03

I will definitely be around... probably get there very early seeing as I have the whole day off and make the most of it

How close can we get to the transition area? The map isn't the greatest (for simpletons like myself)

M...eldy    pirate
26/07/2012 at 09:10

Unless you have a ticket then you cant really .. well not close enough to see anything

26/07/2012 at 09:38

both of us are free that day so we should be around for it....

M...eldy    pirate
26/07/2012 at 10:04

Lovely Jubbly  

I know the Rose family are in town as well so we should have a good group to herd round !

26/07/2012 at 10:59

and as the chief witch and cat herder, then you will have some fun.....

26/07/2012 at 11:36

I plan to be there and would like to join you as a pirate fanboi 

Edited: 26/07/2012 at 11:36
MTri    pirate
26/07/2012 at 11:40

I'm in as well, shoul dbe around from 10'ish onwards

seren nos    pirate
26/07/2012 at 12:08

what time does it start/finish.............we will be finishing at the olympic park at 12:15 pm...will we be far away from the viewing point and will we miss it all

Golden Boots    pirate
26/07/2012 at 12:31

Unfortunately you probably will I'm afraid... race starts at 11am, so will be done before 1 and I don't think you will be able to get across in time

26/07/2012 at 12:36

Hoping to be there. From where you say Melds, do you mean near the run course? I'm not really expecting the race to be decided on the bike, so would be keen to be on the run course? Somewhere along West Carriage or along the north side of the Serpentine would work?

http://c1303192.r92.cf0.rackcdn.com/images/london-2012-watch.png

26/07/2012 at 12:37

Seren, start at 11am, so finish c.1pm-ish?! I thin kthe medal ceremony is scheduled for c. 1.30pm 

26/07/2012 at 12:40

Hopefully I'll be camped out in front of the TV in reception! Might bring a softball bat in to make sure the TV's tuned to the right channel!

seren nos    pirate
26/07/2012 at 12:45

if you are going for drinks afterwards let me know.....don't get up to the big city often......

M...eldy    pirate
26/07/2012 at 12:54

I thought it started at 11.30? 

Not that it matters too much

Gladys I am looking (if its the same map) at about quarter to 9 on the map - It looks as tho then we could see the bike and the run set up
What we need is for someone who is looking at the Womens Tri on the 4th to update us

M...eldy    pirate
26/07/2012 at 12:57

Just got into that link .... to the left of the big number 3 on the map

The yellow line is the bike course and the red line is the run course

Golden Boots    pirate
26/07/2012 at 13:14

That is a good point... I may go and watch the womens and have a scope about

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