Race the Train Tywyn

Date: Saturday 17 August 2019
Location: Tywyn, North Wales
Registration fee: £12 - £32 (depending on course)

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.

  • Tynllwyn Challenge (3miles / 4.8K)
  • Dolgoch Challenge (5miles / 8KM)
  • Quarry Challenge (6.2miles / 10K)
  • The Rotary Challenge (14miles – 8.7KM)

For more information visit the Race the Train website and select a course name from the left hand menu or Register your interest to speak to a member of our team.

All participants running for Blind Veterans UK will receive a Blind Veterans UK running vest 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, wrist band and pin badge. 

To sign up for this event please visit the Race the Train Entry Hub to complete an online entry form.

To download printed forms use the links below: