21 Aug 2021

Race the Train 2020

**Cancelled for 2020** - Pins v’s Pistons! Choose one of four multi terrain courses and Race the Train to raise funds for Blind Veterans UK.

Date: 21 August 2021
Type: Running
Location: Wales
Registration fee: See details
Sponsorship target: £100

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the organisers of this event have made the decision the cancel for 2020.

Runners who have already booked will have their entries and train ticket orders automatically transferred to 2021 and receive an e-mail from FR Systems giving further details. Any deferrals from the 2019 event will be valid for 2021. Entries will open soon for next year’s event which will be on Saturday 21st August 2021.

This unique event, organised by Tywyn Rotary Club, is a must for all multi-terrain runners! 


Not only will you race against 100’s of other runners from across the world – you will also take on the Talyllyn Railway steam locomotive, which will be filled with race supporters cheering you on at various points of the course as you try to beat the train back to the station.

The courses vary from just under 5k to 22.5k and are made up of a mixture of public roads, lanes, un-metalled roads, tracks, agricultural land, and rough grazing pastures that ascend and descend to take in some spectacular views.

Choose a course:

  • Tynllwyn Challenge (3miles / 4.8K) - Registration fee £12
  • Dolgoch Challenge (5miles / 8K) - Registration fee £14
  • Quarry Challenge (6.2miles / 10K) - Registration fee £25
  • The Rotary Challenge (14miles / 22.5K) - Registration fee £35

Register your interest today and a member of our team will be in touch within 5 working days with information regarding your preferred course.

For all other enquiries contact Suzanne.evanson@blindveterans.org.uk / 01492 864574.

All participants running for Blind Veterans UK will receive a Blind Veterans UK T-shirt to wear during the challenge. When the course is completed you will receive a Race The Train medal, Race the Train Goodie Bag with collectors T-Shirt and the additions of a Blind Veterans UK re-usable water bottle and wrist band.

Register your interest

Please complete this form in order to register your interest. Our team will get in touch soon.