Date and time
12 noon, Saturday 30th September 2017
The race starts and finishes at Llanbedr village, near Crickhowell, Powys, South Wales (G.R. SO 230203). See below for location map.
Not this year
How to enter
Enter online here for £5! (online entry closes 19.00 29th September)
Enter on the day if 400 limit not reached is £6.00.
Teams free (3 to count).
18+ years on race day.
Mark Palmer, Emma Bayliss and Crispin Flower, and Mynydd Du
Please use the Contact Form to get in touch.
In the village school hall. Changing facilities but no showers. There is a very nice stream near the finish.
School playing field next to the school. Small vehicles only due to restricted narrow entrance. Larger vehicles in adjacent field – plenty of room and short walk to registration. All parking free.
Toilets in the School Hall.
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) / PM (Partially Marked).
Ordnance Survey Landranger 161: Abergavenny and the Black Mountains.
Ordnance Survey Explorer OL13: Brecon Beacons East.
||Pen y Gadair Fawr
||Chwarel y Fan
(road crossing – time limit 3.5 hours)
Full windproof body cover (i.e. jacket and trousers), map, compass & whistle. Please make sure you have all items with you, or prepare to be disqualified and embarrassed!
We recommend that you also take sufficient food and drink for the entire route, with some spare for emergencies.
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
Usually by 4:30pm on the school playing field or in the school hall if weather bad.
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