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Day 37 – Ceremonial Handover in St Andrews, Part 3

We headed in our teams along North Street towards St Salvator’s Chapel and Quad, where the University flag was flying high. The rogue pedestrians and cars reversing out of parking spaces aside, the road was closed, and bystanders lined the … Continue reading

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Day 37 – Ceremonial Handover in St Andrews, Part 1

The first task of the day was collecting and emptying the support van.  Despite Neil’s best efforts at cleaning and tidying it, around 8 weeks and 3 countries worth of stuff had been accumulated and tucked away in the corners. … Continue reading

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Day 24, Han-Dover from Team 4 to Team 5, Sunday 1st September, Part 4

Official photos taken and multiple objects handed over, Team TRECC packed the van and headed off on a long days journey into night to their overnight stop in Lancaster.  This left the rest of us to explore the delights (!) … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Han-Dover from Team 4 to Team 5, Sunday 1st September, Part 3

Well, the planned engineering works didn’t come to anything and I actually managed to make it to Dover an hour early on the same train as another member of the team – though not in the same carriage as I’d … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Calais to Dover, Sunday 1st September, Part 2

By the time we’d had a chance to say au revoir (and see you in another hundred years) to France, we were staring at the white cliffs and escorting the bull (and his new mascot friends) back onto UK soil. As Team … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Boulogne-sur-Mer to Calais, Sunday 1st September, Part 1

The Unofficial Finish TRECC pushed on into overtime (and overdrive) on day 6, rising early to complete a final 28-mile stretch from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Calais, just in time to catch the ferry and meet Team 5 at the official … … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Forest-Montiers to Boulogne-sur-Mer, Saturday 31st August

The last (official) day! We set off well fortified by breakfast, cooked by the dressing-gown clad ex-aristocrat (?) who ran the château where we stayed, and swept out of the gates in style with tyres crunching over the flinty stones. … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Froissy to Forest-Montiers, Friday 30th August

Day four was a mixed start for the team. The accommodation was amazing – a pristine little château in the middle of idyllic French countryside, very nice hosts, and everyone got good rest. Apart from me. I was dreading the … Continue reading

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Day 21 – Paris to Froissy, Thursday 29th August, Part 2

In true TRECC style, day three began with a hearty cooked breakfast.  This was a much deserved start to the day after the events of the night before which featured the (temporary) loss of a team member in central Paris, … Continue reading

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Day 21 – Paris to Froissy, Thursday 29th August, Part 1

  T.R.E.C.C. did make it to this side of the Channel, but unfortunately suffered from a lack of internet in Northern France and a little too much driving on the M6.  They are now safely back home, having handed over … Continue reading

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