Date and time
12 noon, Saturday 29th September 2018
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 £8! (online entry closes 19.00 28th September)
Enter on the day (up to 400 limit) £10.00.
Entry fee includes refreshments after the race.
Teams free (3 to count).
NB we apologize for the incorrect and out-of-date pricing information in the WFRA printed calendar, and for the mix-up over the start time!
18+ years on race day.
Helen Brown, with assistance from members of Mynydd Du
Please use the Contact Form to get in touch.
In the Village Hall (round the corner from the school and parking)
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)
Waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood) + hat + gloves + map + compass + whistle + emergency food.
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.
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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