Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall as seen on Yesterday TV episode 5
Time & Location
About the Event
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In partnership with East Lancashire Railway's this race will start from Bury train station on the sound of the steam trains whistle. Runners will then set off North along trail paths running alongside the railway lines and Irwell River. The run is from point to point, starting at Bury and finishing at Rawtenstall Station approx. 11 miles in distance.
The steam train on the sound of its whistle will travel south to the next station then change tracks, then head north catching the runners as it makes it's way to Rawtenstall Station
Friends and family can ride the train looking out for runners along the way shouting encouragement, so why not buy a concessionary train ticket.
Registration is on platform 3 at Bury Train Station and will open at 09:15 and close at 10:40
There is a drop off point on platform 3 for competitors bags. These will be loaded onto the train you run against and will be dropped off at Rawtenstall Train Station. Please note the bags will be unloaded when the train arrives appprox 1hr 40 mins after the start of the race
Please note that the entry fee of £25 does not include the price of a train ticket these have to be purchased seperately
There will be T-Shirts and Bespoke medals to all finishers. Prizes for the first 3 male/females, also winners of male/female Master (35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80)
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