ENTRIES for the 2016 Nelson Mandela Bay Train Race to be held on Sunday, October 2, opened this week. Re-introduced in 2014 in a new format between PE and Uitenhage, this year’s Train Race is expecting to attract over 250 teams comprising 5 runners and 1 mountain bike cyclist to take on a Metrorail train over a distance of 38km.This year sees the addition of an individual category to the event which already caters for Company, School, Social and Club Teams. The route is divided into 6 stages with the race starting from the historic PE railway station. Entry fees for the Train Race are R700 for a corporate team, R600 for a Social Team, R500 for club teams, R400 for school teams and R200 per individual. Spectator train tickets are R60 each. Online registration on www.trainrace.co.za.