The Race the Train at Tywyn is taking place on Saturday 18 August 2018.
This Race was first organised 35 years ago and has been run each year ever since. The event consisting of 4 seperate races of different distances run along the Tal y Llyn Railway route. The major race is approximately 14 miles long run over very mixed terrain against the train. The event attracts up to 2,000 runners and it is estimated to bring in over £1 million pounds to the tourist industry in and around Tywyn. The runners who compete come from across the United Kingdom and other countries around the world.