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Race the Train

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    The East Lancashire Railway is working in partnership with Mad Bull Events to host this, the epitome of all epic races, feet versus firebox, running shoes versus rails, man versus train! The race begins at Bury Bolton Street Station on the sound of the steam train’s whistle, runners will then set off Northward, running on footpaths alongside the ELR track, to finish at Rawtenstall station.

    Friends and family can even ride the train and cheer on their runners!

    Find out more about the race here.

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