Great Train Run/Hike
The Colin Hudson Memorial Great Train Hike is held annually on the third Sunday in February. The total distance is about 41 Km (about 25 miles).
The hike starts at 6:00am at Independence Square in Bridgetown, although some groups start as early as 4:00am.
The hike is organized by the Barbados Hiking Association (BHA) with the support of the Barbados National Trust.
History of the Great Train Run
In 2012, Winston and Ralf were joined by Ufukuzo members Lidia, Paulina and Roger (his first run beyond 20 miles) and Trinidadian visitors John (a veteran of 37 marathons) and Curtis (first run beyond 16 miles). For a third year in a row, Vaughn ran Stages 5, 6, 7 and 8. This year also saw Danielle (Stages 1, 3 and 8), Lauren, Dawn and Mark (Stages 3, 4 and 5), Rachel (Stages 3 and 4), Carla (Stages 4, 5, 6 and 7) and Eric (Stages 5, 6 and 7) running some sections of the route.