Great Train Hike 2020

Great Train Hike 2020

The Colin Hudson Memorial Great Train Hike organized by the Barbados National Trust will be, as usual, open to the general public, free of charge, starting at 6:00am and does not require prior registration.

Some Hikers will start as early as midnight, others between 3:00am and 6:00am.

Additionally, there is a group starting at 6:00am from Three Houses Park, St. Philip. The distance from there is about 21km (13miles).

Contact the Barbados National Trust or the Barbados Hiking Association for more details.

Route:          About 40km (25 miles) from Independence Square, Bridgetown to Belleplaine, St. Andrew

Start:           Run: 4:00am/4:30am     Hike: 6:00am

Click here for information provided in 2013 (route maps etc.).

For more information about running the route, email

There will be 200+ hikers, but only a handful of runners who have previously completed this run.

Persons participating in the Great Train Run should first ensure that they are physically fit to undertake strenuous exercise.

Conditions underfoot along the route may be hazardous and due care should be taken at all times.

Run246 nor other promoters of the Great Train Run will be held responsible for any accident suffered, injury sustained or loss of property, from any cause whatsoever, by any person using the trail.