Mynydd Du

Fell and Mountain Running Club

Date and time

12 noon, Saturday 17th September 2022

How to enter

£10 on the day only.

Championship Status

British Fell Running Championship counter, and the Welsh Athletics 2022 Mountain Running Championship race.


Helen Brown.

Please use the Contact Form to get in touch.


27.4 km, 1586 metres ascent / 17 miles, 5200 feet ascent, category AL.

WFRA other classifications: ER (Experience Required) / LK (Local Knowledge advantageous) / NS (Navigational Skills Required)

Start Llanbedr SO239203
Checkpoint 1 Pen Cerrig-calch SO217224
Checkpoint 2 Pen y Gadair Fawr NB cut-off time 2.5 hours at this checkpoint SO229287
Checkpoint 3 Chwarel y Fan SO258294
Checkpoint 4 Bal-Mawr SO267271
Checkpoint 4a Grwyne Valley
(road crossing – time limit 3.5 hours)
Checkpoint 5 Crug Mawr SO263226
Finish Llanbedr SO239203

Black Mountains route map

Black Mountains profile

Kit Requirement

Waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood) + hat + gloves + map + compass + whistle + emergency food + head torch

Please make sure you have all items with you, and be ready for a kit check at any time before, during, or at the finish of the race. Competitors without any item will be disqualified and excluded from the race. 

You must take sufficient food and drink for the entire route, with some spare for emergencies.

No dogs.

The use of music/sound equipment that restricts hearing is prohibited.


M: Keith Anderson 1993 2:16:01

F: Menna Angharad 1996 2:40:10


Results from previous years