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MissBanzai March 2012 London Tunnel Run

Old 01-31-2012, 10:08 AM
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Back for the first time in 2012 we present another London Tunnel Run, hosted by inviting all Japanese car owners!

Please read the details below and follow the donation instructions.

*** Note this is for Japanese cars only - no exceptions.. Non Jap cars will be refused entry ***

The run will kick off at Arena Essex (RM19 1AE) on Saturday 10th March from 8.30pm. There is a £2 per person entry fee on the gate to cover venue hire and admin charges.
Maps will be handed out on arrival to those who have pre-paid through JustGiving.
There will be no entry to the site after 10.15pm so please arrive on time!
Last map hand out/registration will be 10:35pm
This will give you plenty of time to meet your friends, have look around your fellow runners cars and have something to eat and drink.

Please register your attendance by visiting and donating your £8.00 entry fee.

Or you can now donate via text, this will cost £10 for your entry fee (but it is nice and easy)
Please a text “BANZ69 £10” to 70070
If you send your donation via text you MUST complete the gift aid form and write in the comments your forum and user name. If you do not do this we will have no way of tracking your donation and you will have to donate again on the night.
When donating via the web page please put user name & club in the comments – nothing else.

When donating via text please complete the gift aid form putting your user name and club in the comments box.Donations made via the Just Giving site or text will go direct to the nominated charity, Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital Charitable Fund. This is MissBanzai's 8th tunnel run and we decided that this would be our chosen charity for this event.

Sadly one of the heads of the MissBanzai team lost her mother last year to Pulmonary Fibrosis. Her mother was treated at this hospital. The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust is also the largest specialist heart and lung centre in the UK, treating patients from across the country. Money raised through the Charity sponsors pioneering research which helps to understand the causes of these diseases and develop new treatments.

Simple Rules
-Please arrive at the arena no earlier than 8.30pm. PLEASE NOTE you should use the go kart track entrance to the arena.
There will be a £2 per person cash charge entry fee on the gate to cover the arena hire costs and administration.

-When donating online in the comments please put your club name & forum user name - nothing else, or on the gift aid comments box if donating via text. This list will be used to hand out the route maps of the run on the night, so if your names not down you’re not coming in!
-There *may* be a limited number of maps on the night BUT this is NOT guaranteed, so please donate before you come.

-Payments for maps can only be taken up to 13:00 on 10th March 2012 on the Just Giving site or via text. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER AFTER THIS TIME or you will not be included on the list of maps for us to allocate on the night!
If you do not pay you are not guaranteed a map.

-Entry is £8 for a map (prepay on Just Giving), £10 via text and £2 per person in cash on the gate to the arena on the night to cover the arena costs and administration.

-This event is for Japanese cars only... nothing else! There will be marshals on the gate.

-Please remember to drive responsibly - anyone not doing so will be asked to leave the site.

-You will need to bring sat nav / London A-Z for when you get lost. A passenger / map reader is also essential!

Torque GT (, Modified Live (, Detailing Jem ( and other companies will be awarding prizes on the night for the best turned out cars of the evening. The prizes could be awarded to any Jap cars from Civics to Skylines... so get polishing!!!
Prizes categories include
-Best car of the night
-Best Modified car
-Cleanest car
-Rocking rims
-Spirit of The Tunnel Run (This goes out to the team that has taken tunnel running to a whole new level, team dress up etc...)
And many others…
Prizes to be confirmed.

Monster Energy will be coming along to hand out drinks and goodies.

Hope to see you there!

Any questions please drop a mail to [email protected] or post your questions here! We had approx 450 cars from various different Jap car clubs along last time, and have raised over £15,000 online for various charities to date, so make sure you come along and be part of it this and help raise some cash for a very worthy cause!!

*Please note will not be held responsible for anyone driving dangerously or misbehaving at the Arena Essex, please make this a fun and safe event. When driving on public roads please abide by the rules of the road at all times. We want to be able to run this event for many years in the future, please don’t ruin it for your fellow tunnel runners by driving dangerously or breaking the law*

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Old 02-10-2012, 05:11 PM
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Anyone interested? Should be a good turnout this year.
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:46 PM
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78 people signed up and donated so far, still a long way to go to beat our target! the last proper tunnel run we did had over 400 cars there, lets beat the record!
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6 days to go, please make sure you make your donation on the just giving site if you wish to take part.

By the way, from previous experience (not to say its you guys, I'm posting this on all the forums I'm posting on) we always get a few that turn up but make no donation and just tag along, as this is a charity event (and cheaper than a lot of static events) we feel this is quite unfair to see people take advantage this way. This is why, if we see anyone who is just tagging along this time, we will take down numberplates and name and shame them. We feel this would be particularly effective this time due to the amount of coverage we are getting now. So please guys and girls, make the donation and don't be a douche and just tag along!

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My genuine heartfelt thanks to those of you that have donated and are coming, looking at the Justgiving site, we are due another rather large turnout, not as big as before, but its still going to be something to contend with!

The MissBanzai London Tunnel run is only 20 hours away, open to all Japanese cars, over 280 people signed up so far, if you wish to sign up and join in, please go to and donate your £8 before 1300hrs (that's 1pm) today!
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