Mynydd Du

Fell and Mountain Running Club

Mynydd Du is a fell running club based around the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons in South Wales, for runners who like racing and training on the hills.

We train (or jog) together once or twice a week, and are a force to be reckoned with at races in South Wales and beyond (are we sure about this? Ed.).

We organise a handful races - almost certainly the best in the calendar: Llanbedr to Blaenafon in March, Sugar Loaf and Cribyn in April, Pen y Fan and Fan y Big on one weekend in July, the Black Mountains in September, and Llyn y Fan in November. And from 2014 we now have a ferociously-contested club championship.

We always enter teams for the national Fell and Mountain Relays, putting many of the "northern" fell running clubs to the sword, and having a jolly good time into the bargain.

Want to give it a go? Contact us or read how to join.

By the way, Mynydd Du is pronounced “munith dee” (with a soft "th") not "minid doo", but we don't mind too much as long as you don't call us "MDC"!

Black Mountains view

Founded in 2004, Mynydd Du is a club run for mountain runners by mountain runners in South Wales.

As defined in the Club Constitution, the objectives of the club are to:

  • Promote the sport of mountain/fell running.
  • Support members to participate in mountain running activities and events at all levels.
  • Organise a Club calendar of races and training events.
  • Organise a Club championship series.
  • Elect a Committee to manage and develop the Club.
  • Hold an Annual General Meeting every January.
  • Develop Club members through individual and team competition/training/coaching events.

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