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Race the Train

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    Can the runners beat the train as it races towards Rawtenstall Station from Bury? Come along and watch the start of the race at Bolton Street Station, the whistle of the engine marks the beggining of the race. Runners will then head along trail paths that run alongside the railway lines and the river Irwell while the train heads South to the next station before doubling back Northward and attempting to catch the racers as it heads to Rawtenstall.

    Come for a day out on the ELR and keep and shout encouragement to the runners along the way! 

    In partnership with Mad Bull Events this race will start from Bury train station on the sound of the steam trains whistle to Rawtenstall Station, along trail paths running alongside the railway lines and Irwell River.
    Friends and family can ride the train looking out for runners along the way shouting encouragement, so why not buy a concessionary train ticket?

    Find out more about the event here.

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