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Postcrossing Road Race

December 3, 2010

On your mark. Get set. GO!

Eleven postcards racing around the world. Destinations

Destination — distance in km

  • Taiwan — 12,587 km
  • Germany — 6214 km
  • Netherlands — 5626 km
  • Poland — 6579 km
  • Peoples Republic of China — 10,844 km
  • Russian Federation — 6621 km
  • Japan — 10,586 km
  • Finland — 6346 km
  • Brazil — 7579 km
  • Belarus — 6742 km
  • Ukraine — 7241 km

All departing Chelmsford, Massachusetts on December 3, 2010. Which will be the first to arrive?

Peace to all the world.   Postcards from Syracuse Cultural Workers.

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. December 5, 2010 5:44 PM

    The one to Finland will arrive days and days ahead of the others, unless its recipient is slow to register. That’s my prediction.
    Then the Netherlands or Germany, then Japan – though those three could be neck and neck.

    Don’t hold your breath on Russia and China.

    • skwood1234 permalink*
      December 7, 2010 12:13 PM

      Hi Missive,
      Thanks for your predictions!

      I shall post the results as they come in!

      Thanks for visiting!
      Sue

  2. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 11, 2010 1:43 PM

    Netherlands is the winner!
    US-928026 arrived in the Netherlands today!

  3. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 13, 2010 10:29 AM

    Next in: Japan! — Silver Medal in the Postcrossing Road Race

  4. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 13, 2010 2:28 PM

    The Bronze Medal goes to Poland!, just behind Japan.

  5. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 14, 2010 6:07 PM

    Next in: Thailand. Followed closely by Belarus.

    If any of the medal winners are guilty of using postal-performance-enhancing- drugs, these could become medal winners!

    Oops. Thailand wasn’t even in this race! That was a long-lost expired card that just arrived at its destination.

    • December 15, 2010 4:38 PM

      I love it when long expired cards finally get registered!

  6. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 15, 2010 6:29 PM

    Just arrived: Finland, followed by Ukraine.

  7. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 17, 2010 9:10 AM

    Now crossing the finish line: Netherlands and Taiwan.

    Russia, China, Germany, and Brazil still on the way!

  8. skwood1234 permalink*
    December 22, 2010 3:40 PM

    Spain just arrived. Must have been delayed by the snow. Hey! Is it snowing in Spain?

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