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Sat, 12 Jun


Car Park By The Gwyn Arms

Fan Brycheiniog 21k

Take on the Black Mountain; Fan Brycheiniog in the Brecon Beacons

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Fan Brycheiniog 21k
Fan Brycheiniog 21k

Time & Location

12 Jun 2021, 10:00 – 13:00

Car Park By The Gwyn Arms, Penycae, Swansea SA9 1GP, UK

About the Event

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Event Information:

We will meet by the roadside car park just past the Gwyn Arms pub in the Brecon Beacons (Gwyn Arms, Brecon Road, Abercrave). From here we will run up the side of Fan Brycheiniog and follow the ridge to the summit passing over the peak of Fan Hir. We will cross over two other summits (Bannau Sir Gaer and Waun Lefrith) before descending and taking a valley trail back to the car park, meandering around lakes and goat tracks. To take part in this event you should be fit for running hills and should be able to run 21km on mountainous terrain comfortably.

Approximate Distance: 21km

Approximate Elevation: 950m

Expected Terrain: Sheep trails, rocky paths, lots of ascent and descent

Run Leader: Joe Wenman

Entry Requirements: This is a tough run requiuring participants to have reasonable fell running experience

Essential Kit:

All kit on this list is essential, regardless of the weather or your exerience level. We will be completing kit spot checks for safety.

  • Trail running shoes
  • Head torch with spare batteries
  • Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Minimum 1000ml of water
  • Some form of sodium in food or drink
  • Minimum 400kcal of food
  • Fully charged mobile phone
  • Survival bag or foil blanket
  • Gloves and warm hat or buff
  • Spare, warm change of clothes in the car
  • Towel in the car
  • Spare food and drink in the car
  • Hand sanatizer and face mask

Recommended Extra Kit:

  • First Aid Kit
  • Map and compass

Other Information

  • You must register on this page to attend
  • If your plans change, please revisit this page to cancel your attendance so another member can take your place
  • Do not attend this run if you are not medically well or injured in any way
  • You must socially distance at all BTR events
  • You must always listen to instructions and guidance provided by BTR run leaders

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