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I Had a very long chat with Keith today... As everyone knows about the tragic events that happened over the weekend with the Loss of Actor Paul Walker.

It has been decided to make a truly special event by Skylineowners.com as a mark of respect and a fitting tribute to Paul Walker.

Keith has asked me to arrange this amazing event.

We are aiming to accomplish this around June-August time 2014.

With everyone's support and commitment I think we can make this more prominent and bigger than Skyline Parade.

The idea is to circum-navigate the whole of the UK and Ireland in a massive relay using a specially designed baton to be transported through each area.

The route is something that will need to be planned to the last detail......

Initially starting at Lands End up from the Southwest towards South Wales then across to Ireland and around the Emerald Isle back to the Uk through from Wales on the left side of the UK up to Scotland then down towards the Eastern coasts and Southeast... with a view to meeting up at a central point in the UK..... Possibly the NEC in Birmingham with a special meet up and event staged there for Skyline national day.

The idea is also to collect for Paul Walker's charity (They will be contacted officially by SO.com) To send a donation by Skylineowners.com.
Paul Walker's charity is..... Reach Out WorldWide
This is a network of professionals with first responder skills, including doctors, nurses, firefighters, paramedics, construction specialists, heavy equipment operators, and other disaster-survival specialists, who understand that a fast response makes the difference between life and death. These professionals have put their "boots on the ground" domestically and worldwide, to immediately fulfill the unmet need in times of chaos, tragedy, and destruction.
A fitting cause no less..

Ok you get the idea....... Area Reps do you have any thoughts and suggestions on how we can get everyone together? Be it at a certain point to meet up to travel through your various areas and with your members who would like to join in. This being the case the various authorities will have to be contacted to make sure everything is above board and legal...... It's going to be a lot of hard work. The scale I think could be massive........

I am intending to do the whole trip in my R34 The time scale we think could be up to a week/week and half. Keith has also pledged to be with me as we travel round everyone is welcome to do the whole trip.... However even if we could just get guys to come and meet us and maybe convoy through your areas that would be fantastic......

I am setting a time scale of about a month to start thinking about things and the logistics. Once we have a plan in place it'll be full speed ahead.

Keith has suggested that all drivers/owners would be able to get T-shirts with the event name and their own names printed on the shirts.

We are trying to bring in everyone in on this as regards to international attendance.

Keith is going to contact our friends in the American Forums, International Areas, also New Zealand and Australia and let them know what we are intending to do......
The idea is to try and get similar events happening at a global level.... with a huge donation to Paul Walkers Charity ROWW

That's as far as it goes at the moment..... I hope that we can get some interest on this..... This will be a helluva a challenge but I'm looking forward to jumping in again ( I must be mad)

Hope you guys can give us some help and make something very special indeed.

Cheers for your time.....

Maccer
 

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Mate i'm already on board with your goodself and Mrs Maccer.
Anything you need just holla ok Big 'Bro.

Cheers from the little fella. :cheers:
 

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aye I'm up for this

As I said first suggestion for the NE area would be see if we can arrange anything with Nissan? Also got a certain Jun1 r35 owner on speed dial
Just reading all these Paul Walker threads and saw this - I said exactly the same thing to Maccer when he told me. I'm going to contact the local Nissan group sometime this week to see if they can get me some contact details..

I would have done it last week but was sent out of the country on work :(
 

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Well Guys this is a Provisional Route....... We may alter to go to Glasgow instead of as far as Inverness... depends on numbers and logistics....

Here's the Link......
https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?vps=10&ie=UTF8&hl=en&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=202517963339488743159.0004ed16fabf7c5b9cf83

Page 2 relates to the South East towards London.........

There has been another suggestion for principle routes Motorways etc etc... will add that very soon....

Thoughts please suggestions on areas.... After all guys you know it better than me ;)

Thanks......
 

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Ok guys here's another idea that has been sent to me just a rough outline for now again please give me your thoughts suggestions you know your areas.....



I'll get more detail if needed as I said just an idea somebody has put forward...

Thanks....
 

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We had our Christmas meal for our area members today.

I briefly chatted with Jester ( Kev Wilson ) and we wanna try and get Nissan in Sunderland involved if we can on this event.
We will very much be onboard with any route plans mate.
 

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A thought for the route through lancashire bud. From liverpool up through southport to preston then m6 to a590 kendal. A591 to windermere then fun drive up through the lakes to Penrith. To Carlisle then over the border to Glasgow. Just an idea :D

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A thought for the route through lancashire bud. From liverpool up through southport to preston then m6 to a590 kendal. A591 to windermere then fun drive up through the lakes to Penrith. To Carlisle then over the border to Glasgow. Just an idea :D

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Cool sounds like a plan thanks for your input buddy...... What also would be good is to give the core group doing the trip a break maybe a stop off somewhere for food or a photo opportunity and to collect for the charity. Any chance you could do a similar route plan as I've uploaded.... if we have to do it for each area it would still work, like I said you guys know the roads better than us..... Would you be able to contact relevant authorities to make sure it's all legal as such?

Thanks for you hard work and support......

Cheers, Maccer
 

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Just got my tickets 2day, can't wait to see everyone's amazing cars. I really hope the charity collection goes well

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Mate this is the wrong event you are on about here mind.
 

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Maccer here is a an idea I've thrown quickly 2getha mate.

Goes along these lines :

Paul Walker event.
Liase with Scots area reps to receive the convoy in the North East.
Have a pre - arranged North East area meet at Nissan in Sunderland.
I know that Jester and I have already talked about this and he wants to do this.
Take convoy to Nissan car park.
Do a hand over of donations.
Maybe Banners in Nissan car park advertising this,maybe try and get local press and Nissan execs on board etc.
Have a previously arranged chat with the next hand over Area Reps, say the Hull Area and then drive and lead the way to Hull pickup point etc, and send the convoy on its merry way again.

Just my 2p worth of input for now bro.
 
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