The Llangollen 50k

Llangollen Leisure Centre, Dinbren Road, Llangollen. LL208TG

The Station, Abbey Road, Llangollen LL20 8SN, UK

Sun 12th June 2022

Starting at 08:00

2 races

Free - £45.17

Organiser's Description

A new race that took place for the first time in 2021 - in this truly beautiful area of North Wales. The town of Llangollen sits in the Dee Valley, and our route uses 2 way marked 15 mile linear routes (plus a little extra to gain the magic 50k!) either side of the river, to create a spectacular, challenging excursion in and above the valley.

With a well marked course, 3 check points with feed stations and great faciltiies at the starting/finishing area, it'll be a great option for experienced racers at this distance, but also an ideal way to move into ULTRA Running for those less experienced. Rest assured, there will be plenty of walking for the great majority of participants, given the nature of some of the ascents, but it'll allow time to take in the amazing views around you and enjoy support and encouragement from fellow runners, that Ultra Distance is known for!

Races

  • OutFit Member Entry

    Free

    Sun 12th June 2022

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Standard Entry

    £45.17

    Sun 12th June 2022

    Booking for more than 1?

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  • OutFit Member Entry

    Free

    Sun 12th June 2022

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Standard Entry

    £45.17

    Sun 12th June 2022

    Booking for more than 1?

What's Included

Finishers will receive a bespoke wooden medal, marking a great achievement, in addition to some memories of a wonderful day out in the hills above Llangollen!

Course Details

It may be useful for recces, to know that the 2 existing linear routes that we are linking up, are the Dee Valley Way, which you'll take first to Corwen, before joining up with the North Berwyn Way for the route back in. You'll get through nearly 7000ft of ascent over the course of the route, which reaches a high point on the Berwyn hilltop of Moel Fferna, at 2071ft.

Race day information

Start, Finish & Registration location: Llangollen Leisure Centre

Registration time: 07.40am, 08.10am and 08.40am, for each wave.

Race Start: 08:00am (Wave 1) 08:30am (Wave 2), 09:00am (Wave 3)

A cut off of 10 hours/6pm Finish 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 - 10.45am

CP 2 - 1pm

CP 3 - 4pm

Kit

Due to the demanding nature of the event in terms of distance and terrain, all runners must be prepared to run with the following, and we'll detail exactly what you need closer to race day, depending on the weather conditions.

- Full body waterproof cover

- Hat & Gloves

- Buff

- Map & Route Description (provided by organiser)

- Compass

- Start with at least 1 litre of water

- Fully charged mobile phone

- Foil blanket

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Location

Llangollen Leisure Centre, Dinbren Road, Llangollen. LL208TG

12 Jun 2022

Free - £45.17