Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall

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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.
Participants
11 Miles
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Calendar
Sun, 25 Jul 2021
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Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 6EZ, UK
Start times
Sun, 25 Jul 2021
11 Miles:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Race the Train - Bury to Rawtenstall
11 Miles
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11mi
What's included
There will be T-Shirts and Bespoke medals to all finishers. Prizes for the first 3 male/females, also to age category winners.
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How to get there
Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 6EZ, UK
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Event day logistics
Registration opens on platform 3 from 09:15
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
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Spectator Info
Friends and family can ride the train looking out for runners along the way shouting encouragement, so why not buy a concessionary train ticket.
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5.0
1 reviews
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5.0
Did the 11 Miles in 2021
Great course, mainly off road on good trails. Really well organised with clear signage all the way and friendly, helpful marshals.Will be back next year!
Recent Questions
Matthew Smith
7/22/2021
Any info on the route for this Sundays race?
Matthew Smith
7/22/2021
Nothing is appearing under the "Route" tab on this website, I have refreshed a number of times
Matthew Smith
7/22/2021
Any info on the route for this Sundays race?
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