Mynydd Du


Sugar Loaf Race

Date and time

Date TBC for 2021 due to Covid-19 situation: it is hoped to hold this as a pop-up event as soon as Wales allows mass starts, or events of more than 30 individuals

11am Saturday 4th April 2020


Abergavenny Leisure Centre (postcode NP7 6EP).

Championship status

Not in 2021.

How to enter

Entry on the day £5.00.

For more information contact Andy Creber: phone 07530 442066 email

Age Limit

18 or over on race day. 

There will also be junior races, with entry on the day. Details will be added to the Facebook event page closer to the date.


On field by Leisure Centre car park, from 9am.


Abergavenny Leisure Centre car park.



Toilets, showers, swimming pool etc in the Leisure Centre.


Category BM. NS/LK/PM.

7 miles & 1725ft ascent, or 11.2km & 526m ascent.

Course is anti-clockwise along the blue route shown on this map: Sugar Loaf map

Ordnance Survey Landranger 161: Abergavenny and the Black Mountains.

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL13: Brecon Beacons East.

Kit Requirement

Waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood) + hat + gloves + map of the course area + compass + whistle + fell-running shoes.

This maybe relaxed on the day at RO’s discretion.

Route maps and pins will be provided.

No dogs.

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


M: Matt Collins 2006 49.09

F: J Hemming 2010 60.10


Results from previous years


Male/Female: 1st 2nd 3rd. Teams: Male/Female, 4 to count.

Prize giving

Around 12.30-13.00


Brecon Beacons Tourism

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