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Race the Train Trail Race

8th Mar 2020

Organiser Contact

Carol Murray
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Tel: Landline: 07963 629083Mobile: 07963 629083
Link / Email: carol@madraces.co.uk
Website: http://www.madraces.co.uk
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Further information

5 ½ & 15-mile trail races in Yorkshire Dales National Park between Leyburn & Redmire, in association with the tourist & heritage Wensleydale Railway. Choice of point-to-point 5 ½ mile route with train ride to start included in the entry fee, or circular 15 mile route. Race the Train back to Leyburn station whilst taking in the stunning views (Roughly a 10 minute/mile pace to ‘Beat the Train). Varied terrain, predominantly on bridleways & footpaths, with small sections on minor road. Feedstations, regular checkpoints, marked course, route description & downloadable GPS routes. Full course details and profile on website at www.madraces.co.uk rnSpectators can purchase train tickets to travel to & from Redmire station to watch the start of the short course, or to support long course runners as they pass through. Limited number of spectator tickets are available direct from Wensleydale Railway for £6 return. See website www.madraces.co.uk for further detailsrnMedical cover from the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team. rn‘Souvenir ticket’ & Technical T-shirt for all finishers if entered before 17th February. rnTrophies for male and female 1st to 3rd overall and male and female 1st to 3rd in each age group.rnA small donation to Wensleydale Railway and The Running Charity included in each runner’s entry fee.rnrn** Please note: **rn• Although runners will Race the Train, the route is NOT adjacent to the railway, and although the railway is often visible (and audible!) on the route from Redmire to Leyburn, we wish to be clear that you will not be running side by side with the trainrn• In an effort to be more environmentally friendly this race will be cupless: please bring your own cup or bottle

Where and When

Venue: Leyburn, England, DL8 5ET, GB
Date: 8th Mar 2020
Time: 09:45
Cost: Affiliated Fee: 32. Unaffiliated Fee: 34.

Course details

Extent: 15 Miles
Admits: Runners
Course: 1 Laps
Silhouette: 409 Metres climb
Underfoot: Varied terrain, predominantly on bridleways & footpaths, with small sections on minor roads. Race the Train back to Leyburn station whilst taking in t
Navigation: marked course with two checkpoints. Route description & downloadable GPS routes available on website. Route map / instructions and compass part of man