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3:10 To St Ives : PART DUEX

The Only Western Themed event in The Wild West

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Date 12 May 2018 15:10
Category Multi Terrain
Length 5k
HQ Dynamite Quay, Wharf Road, Lelant, Cornwall TR26 2DY map
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'ARC PERMIT NUMBER: ARC/8/082

 

3:10 to Yuma' is arguably one of the defining 50's Westerns that's well known by movie buffs everywhere.


'3:10 to Yuma' is a 1957 American Western . The film was based on a 1953 short story by Elmore Leonard .The film is about a drought-impoverished rancher who takes on the risky job of taking a notorious outlaw to justice via the 3:10 train to Yuma...
 
As a complete Western movie nut (I'm currently listening to The Magnificent Seven whilst typing), I came up with the idea of using The South West Coast Path for something very quirky.
 
 
3:10 BEING THE 5K DISTANCE(HOW COOL IS THAT?! YOU SEE WHAT I DID THERE?)
 
WHETHER YOU'RE A COUCH TO 5K OR EXPERIENCED ULTRA-ATHLETE THIS RACE HAS SOMETHING FOR YOU...
 
The only coastal 5k within Cornwall in the calender running year!!!
 
The event starts from St Uny Church at Lelant and follows Britain's most beautiful branch line from Lelant into the very heart of St Ives( Britain's No.2 destination at New Year's and the most famous seaside resort in the country)
An afternoon race in hopefully late spring sunshine( Not guaranteed of course) following the trains in and out of St Ives, Carbis Bay and Lelant.
 
Descend upon the glorious dunes of the North Coast of Cornwall to 'track' the line in all its beauty over bridges, steps and minor climbs with St Ives and The Island in clear view constantly. You'll pass through Hawk's Point which gives you an uncompromising and sheer honest view of the wonderful coves of Carbis Bay and St Ives.
 
The incredible finish will be near to St Ives Train Station making for an easy journey back on the train to Lelant back to your cars.
 
 
THIS EVENT INCLUDES :
 
Mementos for all participants (Cool pocket watch medal with 3:10 time)
Pasty for all finishers
Fully marshalled
Fully supported
Fully marked
Sweepers
Omega Medical Cover Support throughout
Awards for 1st,2nd,3rd Male and Female
Refreshments in usual Bys Vyken Events style
Smiles all round of course 
 
Strictly NO use of headphones
 
Strictly NO dogs on this route as it's a quick 5k on the coast and things could get a little dangerous.
 
All participants should be 16+ UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT BETWEEN 11 & 16 YEARS OLD (ADDITIONAL JUNIORS CATEGORY THIS YEAR)

 

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