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Race the Highland Train from Dinas to Caernarfon in North Wales...

Updated: Jun 2, 2023

Race the Highland Train 5k from Dinas to Caernarfon.

Preview by Don Hale.

Rhedwyr Eryri Harriers present the 23rd Race the Highland Train event next month (July) 2023 – from Dinas to Caernarfon.

This is a unique 5k race held under U.K.A. Rules, and it is a fabulous opportunity to race against the famous Highland Train on Wednesday 19th July. The train Leaves the Highland Railway Station at Caernarfon at 7:30pm and the race starts at Dinas Railway Station at 8:00pm.

There is a limit of 300 entries and the Entry fee is just - attached £10/Unattached £12.

Free commemorative slate coasters are awarded to the first 200 entries courtesy of Inigo Jones, Groeslon.

*Karl and Rachel Morris (*above) at a previous Race the Train event.

*Please note: There will be NO entries on the night, and the minimum age of entry is 12 (age on race day). There are also cash prizes for beating the records, and chip timing will be used. The Men’s and Women’s Records include: Matthew Clowes (2012) - 13m 44s; and Bronwen Jenkinson (2017) 16m 55s. *Seniors enter online at *Juniors under 12 should register by e-mailing



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