Paralympic Torch Relay route and events
Paralympic mascot animations
Updated venue maps for the Paralympic Games
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In the summer of 2012 London and the UK will come alive with events, celebrations and activities during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Official London 2012 Join In app is a mobile guide to help you plan, enjoy and share your Games experience.
This FREE app is an essential planning tool for everyone, whether you have tickets for a sporting event or not. From the start of the Olympic Torch Relay to the Olympics and Paralympics, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, plus all the cultural, city and community celebrations happening across the UK, Join In is your essential companion.
The Join In app is easy to browse and use. Wondering what’s going on this summer? Use the search and filtering tools to find out what’s happening near you. Going to the Olympics or Paralympics? Find out what you need to know, from how to get there to what’s cool in the Olympic Park. Trying to meet your friends but can’t find them? Share a pin with them on a map. Want a reminder about something you are planning to do? Add events to your personal schedule and set an alert to remind you.
Key features include:
What’s on: full and up-to-date event listings for thousands of exciting activities, including free events, across London and the UK – find out what’s happening near you, on an hour-by-hour basis.
Torch today: view the Olympic Torch Relay with street-level routes for 1000+ communities over 70 days, and details of Torchbearers. View the current Torch position in real time using the Torch Tracker function. See daily video highlights and photos as the Torch Relay unfolds.
Paralympic Torch Relay: find out about the Flame Festivals taking place across the UK in August.
See and do: full listings for London 2012 Festival cultural events, big screens (Live Sites) and hundreds of free events and celebrations taking place.
Spectator guide: get searchable maps, details of facilities, augmented reality views and information about how to get the best out of your historic day out.
Plan your journey: plan the best route to get to competition venues.
Road events: find out about free medal events such as the Marathon and Road Cycling Race, including route information and where to watch them.
Jump to: interactive, searchable maps of the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays, the UK, London and the Olympic Park.
Detail maps: access and seating maps for the Olympic Park and 20+ venues.
Live updates: news, photos and social commentary from the Games.
My Games: create a personal schedule creation to help you plan your Olympic and Paralympic experience.
Facebook, Twitter and FourSquare integration: tweet, upload photos, post to your wall, check-in and let your friends know what you're doing.
Augmented Reality: use your camera phone to view overlays showing the key venues.
The Join In app is available in English only, but useful for anyone around the world interested in the Olympics and Paralympics, or visiting the UK during the summer of 2012.
- May 17, 2012 Initial release
- June 15, 2012 New version 1.2
- July 19, 2012 New version 2.0
- July 25, 2012 New version 2.1
- August 25, 2012 New version 2.2