Information from the challenges submitted to date. Successful challenges undertaken between Saturday 15th July 2017 and Saturday 10th August 2019.
To date, 55 great days out have been had by our #PilningLegends undertaking a Pilning Challenge!
Total distance travelled by Pilning Legends: 7,507mi 27ch. This breaks down into:
- 1,221mi 47ch travelled on Pilning Grand Slam
- 2,300mi 41ch travelled on Pilning Scramble
- 2,653mi 25ch travelled on Pilning Multiplex
- 621mi 20ch travelled on Pilning Pacerthon
- 710mi 54ch travelled on Pilning Equaliser
That's the same distance as around 12.5 United Kingdoms (John O'Groats to Land's End), 1.3 single journeys on the Trans-Siberian Railway, 0.30 Equators, or 1,310,513 London Double-decker Buses!
The shortest distance between two stations in a single challenge was a mere 36 chains, whilst the furthest was an incredible 84mi 7ch.
In proof of a challenge progress, our Legends have submitted 269 photos to us for verification!
The most used traction unit (Multiplex and Pacerthon only) was 166214, used 18 times!
Breakdown of the challenges submitted to date:
Most and least used stations:
|Most Used||Times used||Least Used||Times used|
|Bristol Temple Meads||82||Smethwick Galton Bridge||1|
|Filton Abbey Wood||65||Pershore||1|
|Bristol Parkway||38||Ystrad Mynach||1|
|Cardiff Central||36||Dinas (Rhondda)||1|
|Newport (South Wales)||32||Birmingham New Street||1|
|Nailsea & Backwell||21||Energlyn & Churchill Park||1|
|Severn Tunnel Junction||20||Coryton||1|
As the crow flies, the stations furthest away from Pilning reached on a Challenge run were Jewellery Quarter (71.24mi), Smethwick Galton Bridge (70.86mi) and Birmingham New Street (70.82mi).
Across all challenges, our Legends have visited a total of 71 different stations in search of glory!
Our challengers have collectively attained the following awards on their travels:
Pilning's Bravest Challenger award currently goes to Dhassell, who comes top of the table having completed an astounding 15 challenges!
Pilning's Furthest Reacher award currently goes to Cragoolia, who covered a whopping 222 miles in a single challenge!
Pilning's Nimblest Racer award is given to Dhassell, who successfully visited an immense 21 stations in a single challenge.
Pilning's Outmost Wanderer award is firmly in the hands of Cragoolia, who visited the station furthest from Pilning (as the crow flies). This was Jewellery Quarter, an incredible 71.24 miles away!
Pilning's Come Back Soon! award goes to benguin, 0lg4 and CoriniumTV, as they have yet to complete more than one challenge. (please, please do come back soon and have another go!)