Starting this Saturday at 03:00 James Cracknell and Jerone Walters will attempt to break the Land's End to John O'Groats tandem record of 50 hours 14 minutes and 25 seconds. Their progress during the attempt is being tracked live online by Map My Tracks and is also available to follow through the Map My Tracks OutFront iPhone app.
During the event online spectators around the world can follow the rider’s progress as they attempt to break not only the End to End record but also the 12 hour, 24 hour and 1000 miles records.
The Rocket 2 E2E event tracker features live statistics highlighting the riders’ progress with minute by minute updates, tweets and comments by supporters. As with any activity on Map My Tracks the event can be followed live on the Map My Tracks mobile apps.
If you’d prefer to follow their progress by mobile then you can keep up to date with the progress each group by downloading the Map My Tracks OutFront iPhone app. With this app the riders’ progress can be followed live. Here’s how to get set up to follow their progress from an iPhone.
First download Map My Tracks OutFront from the App Store and create a free user account via the app.
Then tap ‘Activities’ then tap the cog icon in the bottom right corner.
Then in the search bar type and search for ‘rocket2’.
This will display a column of all the rider’s activities. To save the column tap the cog in the top right.
Then finally tap ‘Add to Wall’ to include this on the Activity Wall in the app.
Once added tap back twice and you’ll have a new option to quickly browse all the Rocket2 tagged activities.
From here you can follow the progress of the rider live on the iPhone.
To get started and set up download Map My Tracks OutFront from the App Store.