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13/07/2019 - 14/07/2019
Abergavenny Castle, Abergavenny, NP7 5EE
The 1st Ever #GBUltras 100 Mile Beacons Way Ultra TRAVERSING the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Starting from the Heart of Abergavenny amongst the majestic remains of Abergavenny Castle, with 10 Checkpoints spread out along the Glorious 100 Mile course and with 20100 ft of total Ascent (6100m), the Beacons Way Ultra is a Beautiful New Addition to the GB Ultras Race Series & a Qualifying Race for the Race Across Scotland!
The Beacons Way is the Official trail of the Brecon Beacons National Park and has some of the most beautiful trails and scenery in Britain. Factor in maximum support from the GB Ultras team with 10 Checkpoints en route as well as Live Tracking and you have the Makings of one Truly Amazing Event.
Supported by the Abergavenny Castle, Monmouthshire Council, Black Mountains Partnership, Natural Resources Wales, Welsh Water, Honorary Artillery, Wernddu, National Trust, Duke of Beaufort's Estate, Llanthony, Llanddeusant, Cnewr Estate amongst other landowners.
Runners take on Ysgyryd Fawr, Crug Mawr, Pen y Fan (886m - Highest Mountain in South Wales), Fan y Big, Corn Du, Fan Hir, Fan Brycheiniog, Picws Du, Carreg Cennen Castle, and Carn Goch.
In true GB Ultras tradition, there is also the opportunity to take part in 4 completely free of charge training runs in the lead up to the Event to ensure maximum confidence of the route prior to Race day and to further support runners taking on the challenge of the Beacons Way Ultra 100.
Join the Start Line!
Llangadog Community Centre (TBC), Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, SA19 9BR.
At Start Venue
Friday 12th July 2019.
5.00pm - 8.30pm Registration and Kit Checks.
8pm Option 1: Event Briefing
Race Day 100 Mile
Saturday 13th July 2019.
4.00am - 5.30am Registration and Kit Checks.
5.45am Option 2: Event Briefing.
6am Event Start.
100 Mile: 40 hour cut off - 10pm Sunday
Top 50 finishers earn a Gold 'Beacons Way Ultra 100' Buckle, 51-100 finishers earn a Silver 'Beacons Way Ultra 100' Buckle and 101+ finishers earn the Bronze 'Beacons Way Ultra 100' Buckle.
There are additional prizes for the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female finishers.
GB Ultras Ltd
Company No: 09397186