Race the Train

3 watchers
Aug 2013
11:20pm, 18 Aug 2013
2,187 posts
  •  
  • 0
sarabop
Echoed! I loved it so much I blogged. Fantastic race.
rhb
Aug 2013
11:29pm, 18 Aug 2013
648 posts
  •  
  • 0
rhb
Nice one :)
Aug 2013
11:32pm, 18 Aug 2013
19,782 posts
  •  
  • 0
ogee
Did you beat it then?
Aug 2013
7:01am, 19 Aug 2013
2,188 posts
  •  
  • 0
sarabop
Not a chance hehe, see blog :-)
Aug 2013
1:55pm, 19 Aug 2013
936 posts
  •  
  • 0
Running Beer
I did this...it was great fun. Anyone considering for next year should definitely do it. If you aren't considering it...you should be!

I managed to beat the train to the turnaround point. No chance I would beat it back though. Really fell apart on the way back as I hadn't trained for the distance and really wasn't ready for the mud/steepness/quantity of hills. Took 1hr11mins out and 1hr21mins back. Just took it steady back and enjoyed the scenery and tried to enjoy the running. Chatted to various people along the way who were all having a similarly good time despite the wind and rain.

We did Aberystwyth parkrun in the morning which probably slowed me down a bit towards the end but not by much. Mainly complete lack of fitness that slowed me down.

Got something to say?

To join the discussion, sign in or join us.

About This Thread

Maintained by sarabop
I see there are a fair few Fetchies racing the train tomorrow. Perhaps a mini meet? Any tips? Anyone...

Related Threads

  • challenges
  • events
  • transport
  • wales

Track Your Exercise Reps

Press ups, sit ups, dips, squats - track it all here

The Ultra League

See the longest runs, rides, swims and walks from any given year on Fetcheveryone

Trader

Use your credits to buy and sell runners to make a profit. And 14 Fetch Virtual Badges up for grabs. Just for fun!

Are you doing the right training?

See typical mileage, pace and long run stats for every distance and goal. See a comparison with your own training.


Back To Top
X

Free training & racing tools for runners, cyclists, swimmers & walkers.

Fetcheveryone lets you analyse your training, find races, plot routes, chat in our forum, get advice, play games - and more! Nothing is behind a paywall, and it'll stay that way thanks to our awesome community!
Get Started
Click here to join 109,509 Fetchies!
Already a Fetchie? Sign in here