Brenig Way 50k Trail Race

Start: Corwen. Finish: Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre

6 Bryn Llywelyn, Corwen LL21 0BE, UK

Sun 03rd October 2021

Starting at 08:00

2 races

Free - £42.52

Organiser's Description

The Brenig Way is a 31 Mile linear waymarked footpath, starting in the small Welsh town of Corwen, and finishing at Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre. The route takes you through some beautiful, little trodden countryside, with a good number of hills and also a lot of flat, runnable terrain too! the total ascent figure for the route is 4460ft.

Races

  • 50k Trail

    Sun 03rd October 2021

    £42.52
  • 50k Trail OutFit Member Entry

    Sun 03rd October 2021

    Free

Book

  • 50k Trail

    Sun 03rd October 2021

    £42.52
  • 50k Trail OutFit Member Entry

    Sun 03rd October 2021

    Free

What's Included

Checkpoints shall be vegan friendly, and stocked with suitable nutiritional products from the likes of Nine Bar and Mountain Fuel.

Course Details

The start takes you up into the Pen y Pigyn woodland above the town, before a lovely section following the old railway beside the River Dee. Passing through the villages of Cynwyd, Glan Yr Afon, Melin y Wig and up into the huge expanse of the Clocaenog Forest - you land at the lovely viewpoint of Pincyn Llys at 20 miles in. A cracking descent, to the pretty village of Cyfylliog follows, and then a steady climb up along the River Clywedog take you eventually to the high ground above Llyn Brenig. The view of Brenig and the finish (still a few miles away) will be a welcome site - and the flat run along the lakeside and the spectacular dam crossing is a fitting way to end a memorable event!

Participants will enjoy 3 checkpoints along the way, at 7, 15 and 22 miles. The route is a linear one, so Coach transport is an option for you, for a small extra charge, payable at the point of entry.

Checkpoints

Checkpoints shall be vegan friendly, and stocked with suitable nutiritional products from the likes of Nine Bar and Mountain Fuel.

11km - Glan yr Afon

24km - Clocaenog Forest

35km - Cyfylliog Village

It may be useful for recces, to know that the trail is marked from start to finish with the green 'stone' circle symbol.

Kit Requirement

Due to the demanding nature of the event in terms of distance and terrain, all runners must be prepared to run with the following:

- Full body waterproof cover

- Hat & Gloves

- Buff

- Map & Route Description (provided by organiser)

- Start with at least 1 litre of water

- Fully charged mobile phone

- Foil blanket

Race Day Information

Accommodation is plentiful in the nearby town of Llangollen, and there is some in Corwen itself, and the immediate locality. This makes for a less early start and the opportunity to rest up after the event without a long drive home!

Start, Finish & Registration location: Corwen Green Lane Car Park. LL210DN

Registration time: 07:15 - 07:50am

Race Start: 08:00am

A cut off of 10 hours shall be enforced, with the appropriate closure of checkpoints that reflect this. Therefore, competitors reaching the checkpoints after the following times shall be retired from the race:

CP 1 - 10.15am

CP 2 - 12.30pm

CP 3 - 3.30pm

  • Whether you race, jog or walk quickly whilst taking part, we would love to welcome you the the first running of the Brenig Way 50k Trail!

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Alan Johnson

Location

Start: Corwen. Finish: Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre

3 Oct 2021

Free - £42.52