WFRA Calendar - 2022

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Below are the next couple of month's races updated with any changes about which we've been informed.

NB : The symbol (*) on listings below indicates that the Race Organiser has registered the race with the WFRA and thus
fully complies with the WFRA's requirements, hence benefiting from the Association's public liability insurance cover. (Contact for Race Registration and Safety Officer
gaz_jag@hotmail.com )

Changes & Corrections to Published Calendar

Guto Nyth Barn : Saturday 2nd July will be cancelled unless a new race organiser can be found
Cwmdu East and West maprun events - June 11th/12th cancelled - however both mapruns are still live so can be done at anytime.
Stiperstones - Wednesday 13th July - new venue and new route - see below for details
Coed Hyrddyn Hill Race - Wed 3rd August has been cancelled
Corndon 3 Peaks Classic - will now take place on Sunday 7th August and not Sunday 18th December. It will be included in the North Wales Series
Cwm Alpine Climb - will take place on Saturday 13th August rather than Saturday 20th August.
Nant y Moch - Saturday 20th August has been cancelled to enable the RO to focus on Corndon 3 Peaks - you'll have to wait until next year!!!
Stretton Skyline will be on Sunday 4th September NOT Sunday 11th September

JUNE RACES

WED 8 Race up the Beast (*) AS 7.2km/458m 4.5miles/1500ft PM
Details: 7.15 pm £4.00 on day only.
Venue: Miners Arms, Maeshafn. 2 miles out of Mold, 1 mile off A494. Limited parking.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Karl Steinegger 36:44 2016 Hayley Evans 46:35 2018
Organiser: Dan Hurst 07713161660 clwydianrangerunners@hotmail.com www.clwydianrangerunners.com

WED 8 Boar's Head Hill Race BM 12.9km/403m 8miles/1322ft PM/LK/NS NB Not 1st June as in printed calendar
Details: 7.30 pm £4 on night only. Teams free.
Venue: Boar's Head Hotel, Shrigley Road North, Poynton (GR SJ 943833).
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Lloyd Taggart 43.24 2007 Olivia Walwyn 49.37 2010
Organiser: Dave Jones 01625 873347 / 07950 440972 dalehouse114@gmail.com http://www.penninefellrunners.co.uk/boarshead.htm

SAT 11 Moel Hebog (*) AS 6.7km/750m 4.2miles/2460ft NS/LK/ER
Details: 1.00 pm £5 on day only.
Venue: Royal Goat Hotel, Beddgelert, LL55 4YE.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Colin Donnelly 43.57 1989 Jackie Lee 54.26 2008
Organiser: Gonks Hughes 07814842689 gonks1972@hotmail.co.uk facebook

SAT 11 Cwmdu East Mini Mountain Marathon (*) O LK/NS - CANCELLED
SUN 12 Cwmdu West Mini Mountain Marathon (*) O - CANCELLED

TUE 14 Llanberis (*) AS 3.1km/192m 2miles/630ft PM

Details: 7.00 pm (note earlier start time) £2 on day only.
Venue: Padarn Lake Hotel, Llanberis, LL55 4SU. Final Race and presentations in Joe Brown/Caernarfon Tyres Midweek Series. Best 5 results to count.
Age limit: Over 15. Juniors: u9, u11 u13, u15 (£1)
Records: Math Roberts 12:16 2016 Miranda Grant 14:39 2017
Organiser: Mike Blake 01286 831115 / 07778 145144 mikejohnblake@yahoo.co.uk

WED 15 Hotfoot up Famau AS 5.6km/366m 3.5miles/1200ft PM

Details: 7.30 pm £4 on day only.
Venue: Car Park near Moel Famau, Denbighshire (GR SJ 163605). Toilets 0.5m E of start.
Age limit: Over 16
Records:
Ricky Challinor 34.21 2011 Anna Frost 38.12 2007
Organiser: Simon Roberts 07804 651737 simongwyn@gmail.com

WED 15 Pontesbury Fell Race (*) AS 4.9km/354m 3miles/1160ft PM/LK

Details: 7.30 pm £5.00 on night only.
Venue: Secondary School, Bogey Lane, Pontesbury, SY5 0TG (GR404058). Shropshire Summer Series. No safety pins.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Tim Davies 18.05 2009 Louise Taylor 22.33 2006
Organiser: John Atyeo 07947 358294 tejatyeo@yahoo.co.uk www.merciafellrunners.org.uk

SAT 18 Coity Race (*) BS 8km/300m 5miles/984ft PM/LK

Details: 1.00 pm £5 on day or pre-enter via website. Teams of 4.
Venue: Whistle Inn, Garn yr Erw, near Blaenafon (GR 229100). Toilets, beer and food available in pub.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: R Phillips 35.39 2011 Helen Brown 40.40 2007
Organiser: Dimitri Vorres 01495 758831 / 07765 145977 info@pontypoolrunners.co.uk www.pontypoolrunners.co.uk/

WED 22 Foel Fenlli (*) AS 3.9km/270m (7.8km/540m option) 2.4miles/886t LK/PM

Details: 7.00 pm Registration from 5.45pm. £2 O18. £1 U18.
Venue: Bwlch Penbarras Car Park (GR SJ 162606). Date subject to permissions. Course will be suitable for competent over 12s. Standard WFRA safety equipment must be worn/carried Toilets available at lower carpark (1km). Not timed. Position only. Check website/facebook for updates.
Age limit: Over 12. Juniors: Under 12s must run with parent/guardian. Short blast evening runs designed to give confidence to younger runners. Course will be suitably marked/marshalled for younger runners. Option of extended course for o’18 runners.
Organiser: John Heppenstall 07884 073372 clwydianfellrace@gmail.com www.clwydianfellrace.org @clwydianblasts

SAT 18 Foel Fras (*) AM 19.3km/914m 12miles/3100ft LK/NS/ER

Details: 12.00 noon £5.00 (including refreshments).
Venue: Hen Felin, Abergwyngregyn, Gwynedd.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Richard Roberts 1.37.38 2008 Sarah Ridgway 1.54.58 2010
Organiser: Mike Blake 01286 831115 / 07778 145144 mikejohnblake@yahoo.co.uk

SAT 25 Holyhead Mountain / Ras Mynydd Twr (*) BM 10.9km/420m 6.8miles/1370ft ER/NS/PM

Details: 12.00 noon £5 on the day only. No Teams
Venue: Holyhead Breakwater Country Park LL65 1YG. Route http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4434588
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Math Roberts 47:49 2019 Miranda Grant 58.41 2018
Organiser: Was Irfon Rowlands 07796 718220 dir2712@gmail.com but now Owain Williams owainpiripiri@hotmail.co.uk http://www.eryriharriers.org/ see facebook for further details

SAT 25 Preseli Dipdab Mountain Trial (*) BS/BM/AL O ER/NS/PM 10km/18km/32km 6miles/11miles/20miles MapRun

Details: 10.00 am £10 (includes food, tea/coffee, cake) for all classes.
Venue: Preselis. Start announced 4 weeks from race day. Pre-marked waterproof maps. Will probably use MapRun app. Short class suitable for novices.
Age limit: Over 18. Juniors: Juniors can run Short class if accompanied by an adult.
Organiser: Carwyn Phillips 01437 532401 / 07985 782 772 carwynfarwyn@hotmail.co.uk Preselibeast.com

SUN 26 Moel y Gamelin (*) AM 16km/878m 10miles/2879ft PM - SENIOR RACES CANCELLED

Details: 11.00 am £5 (tbd) on day, possibly online.
Venue: Ponderosa café, Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen (GR 193481).
Age limit: Over 18. Juniors: North Wales Junior Series & Welsh Junior Championship. We hope these will be OK
Records: Richard Roberts 1.10.57 2009 Andrea Rowlands 1.28.31 2011
Organiser: Charles Ashley 07523 021739 cashley3560@googlemail.com facebook

JULY RACES

SAT 2 Guto Nyth Bran (*) BS 9.6km/396m 6miles/1300ft PM - CANCELLED

Details: 6.00 pm £6 to organiser or on night. Teams free.
Venue: The Bryn Field, Newport Road, Bedwas, Caerphilly, CF83 8BJ.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Peter Ryder 45.23 2017 Lou Summers 59.50 2016
Organiser: Phillip Morris 029 2086 7735 / 07813 031912 pandemorris@yahoo.co.uk

SAT 2 Moel Siabod (*) AS 8.7km/700m 5.4miles/2300ft PM/NS

Details: 2.00 pm £5 on day only.
Venue: Show Field, adjacent to Moel Siabod Café, Capel Curig (GR SH 728577). Held in conjunction with the village show. Small charge to enter show fiel
Age limit: Over 16. Juniors: u12 (over 10), u14, u16 £1.00 on day. 2.05 pm
Records: Matt Whitfield 44.52 1998 Angela Mudge 52.28 1998
Organiser: Paul Hodges 01690 720429 / 07990 585371 paul.hodges@hotmail.co.uk www.moelsiabodcafe.co.uk.

SAT 2 Fan y Big Horseshoe (*) BM 16.5km/671m 10.3miles/2200ft ER/LK/NS/PM

Details: 12.00 noon Pre-entry £10.00 (£18 with Pen y Fan).Teams of 3
Venue: Llanfrynach Village sports day field, LD3 7BQ. Part of the Brecon Fans Race Weekend (with Pen y Fan). Combined individual/team prizes. Use race car park in fete/sports field.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Luke Fisher 1.11.45 2021 Helen Marshall 1.25.03 2017
Organiser: Emma Bayliss 07736 048221 emma.bayliss1@icloud.com www.breconfans.org.uk

SUN 3 Pen y Fan (*) AS 5.8km/588m 3.6miles/1930ft ER/LK/NS

Details: 12.00 noon Pre-entry £8 (£18 with Fan y Big). Teams of 3.
Venue: Cwm Llwch near Brecon (GR 006 244). £100 for new record (M or F). Part of Brecon Fans Race Weekend (with Fan y Big). Combined individual/team prizes. No toilets.
Age limit: Over 16 (adults). Juniors: South Wales Junior Series & Welsh Junior Champs
Records: Keith Anderson 30.00 1992 P Calder/C Crofts 38.15 1990/1992
Organiser: Crispin Flower 01874 622000 / 07984 807186 info@breconfans.org.uk www.breconfans.org.uk

WED 6 The Druid (*) BS 8km/366m 5miles/1200ft PM

Details: 7.30 pm £4 pre-entry may be required.
Venue: Druid Inn, Llanferres (on A494, west of Mold, GR 188605). Limited parking. Please car share.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Jon Jo Doherty 36:13 2019 Kate McCartney 42:33 2019
Organiser: Gareth Jaggard 07810 808884 gaz_jag@hotmail.com www.clwydianrangerunners.co.uk

SAT 9 Four Fans (*) AM 18km/1200m 11.2miles/3940ft ER/NS/LK

Details: 11.00 am £10 (WFRA members discounted £4). Entry via Fabian4, limited EOD.
Venue: Lay-by opposite Storey Arms on A470 between Merthyr and Brecon (GR 983203). The ‘usual’ anti-clockwise route this year. Full kit and good navigational skills required. You will need to demonstrate sufficient fell running and navigational competency as a condition of entry.
Age limit: Over 18
Records:
Clockwise:
Hugh Aggleton 1.48.42 2013 Helen Brown 2.13.06 2017
Anti-clockwise: Ben Mitchell 1:47:42 2021 Helen Brown 2:22:23 2021
Organiser: Andrew Blackmore 07809 404181 andrew@wfra.org.uk www.fellrace.com

SAT 9 Tal y Fan (*) AM 12.8km/786m 8miles/2580ft ER/LK/NS/PM

Details: 2.00 pm (tbc may be earlier) £5 on day only.
Venue: Carnival Field, near village hall, Rowen, Conwy (GR 759719). No dogs
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Matthew Speake 65.03 2009 Lauren Jeska 76.13 2013
Organiser: Doug & Helen Blair 01492 650255 helen@isallt.co.uk www.eryriharriers.org.uk http://rowenconwy.org.uk/activities/2021-tal-y-fan-fell-race/

WED 13 Stiperstones Fell Race BS 6.8km/420m NS/LK/PM - note lots of changes from published calendar

Details: 7.30 pm £7.00 on night (bank transfer only) or £6.00 pre-entry on SI Entries
Venue: Snailbeach village hall SY5 0NX Shropshire Summer Series. No safety pins.
Age limit: Over 15
Records: New course so new records waiting to be set
Organiser: Tim Parker, tim.parker111@gmail.com See Mercia website

SUN 17 Waun Fach (*) AM 11.2km/610m 7miles/2000ft NS

Details: 10.00 am Free – but you must pay £2 for each car in the car park.Teams free
Venue: Car Park, The Dragons Back, Pengenffordd, nr Talgarth, LD3 0EP. This event will be timed using the maprun app for phone/watch. This records your time from start to finish (and each of the 6 checkpoints) automatically. The tail runner will follow behind the last person on the mass start at 10:00am. For more info and a full explanation of the ‘maprun’ concept and ‘app’ please go to www.fellrace.com.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Duncan Birtwhistle 50.18 2013 Hannah Jarvis 62.29 2013
Organiser: Paul Dodd 01594 562275 / 07977 912558 paul@balloonbed.com www.fellrace.com

TUE 19 Carn Ingli Killer (*) AS 5.54km/315m 3.4miles/1033ft ER/NS/PM

Details: 7.00 pm £3.
Venue: Registration: Long Street car park. Start: top of Market St, Newport.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Sam Brewster 28.02 2018 Celia Boothman 32.22 2018
Organiser: Carwyn Phillips 01437 532401 / 07985 782 772 carwynfarwyn@hotmail.co.uk Preselibeast.com

WED 20 The Green Green Grass of Home (*) AS 8km/457m 5miles/1500ft PM

Details: 7.30 pm £4 on day only. Allow 15 mins to get to start.
Venue: Golden Lion Inn, Llangynhafal, near Denbigh (GR 129633).
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Karl Steinegger 38.39 2016 Laura Riches 47.37 2017
Organiser: Tony Benton 07788 803165 tonybenton@btinternet.com

SAT 23 Arenig Fawr (*) AM 13km/1000m 8miles/3300ft PM/LK/NS/ER

Details: 1.00 pm £5 on day only.
Venue: Parking and registration near Arenig quarry (GR SH 830392). No toilets.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Lloyd Taggart 1.25.38 2014 Jackie Lee 1.39.39 2014
Organiser: Rob Morris 07818 025301 arenigfawr@gmail.com http://yiannistridimas.webs.com/ https://fellrace.org.uk/races/arenigfawr

SAT 23 Coppett Hill Race (*) BS 8.6km/335m 5.4miles/1100ft PM

Details: 2.00 pm £6 (£1 discount for WFRA members). EOD. Race limit: 200.
Venue: The Hostelrie, Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye, Herts, HR9 6HX.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Sam Jones 38:09 2018 Rhian Jinny-Jones 43:33 2018
Organiser: Dan Sandford 01989 566390 / 07775 508753 howlingbullrun@gmail.com www.fellrace.com

SAT 23 Gyrn Gallop (*) BM 10.6km/350m 7miles/1200ft PM

Details: 1.00pm £5 on day only.
Venue: From Rhiwlas Village, Llansilin, 5 miles west of Oswestry on B4580.
Age limit: Over 15
Records: Steve Vernon 37.50 2006 Sarah Hammond 49.18 2005
Organiser: Ray Pickett 01691 600635 raypickett@btopenworld.com http://www.oswestryolympians.com/

WED 27 Ponderosa (*) BS 6.4km/289m 4miles/950ft PM

Details: 7.00 pm £5 (tbd) on day, possibly online. Possible issues with parking - check with organiser
Venue: Ponderosa café, Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen (GR 193481).
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Tim Davies 24.46 2008 Kath Hewitt 29.09 2011
Organiser: Charles Ashley 07523 021739 cashley3560@googlemail.com facebook

SAT 30 Push Up The Pincyn (*) BS 10km/396m 6.2miles/1300ft LK/PM

Details: 2.00 pm £5 on day only (entry to show and race inclusive).
Venue: Clawddnewydd, Denbighshire, LL152NA (GR SJ 085527) ///crusaders.luring.waters. In conjunction with village show and the BIG bale.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Jez Brown 44.38 2011 Andrea Rowlands 48.58 2011
Organiser: Neil Coppack 07946 627149 coppack_penllwyn@hotmail.com facebook


SAT 30 Brecon Beacons (*) BL 30.6km/1372m 19miles/4500ft ER/LK/NS

Details: 10.30 am £8 pre-entry (Fabian4). Male and Female Teams: First 3 to count. Online entry opens 11/6/22
Venue: Car Park below Tal y Bont Reservoir Dam (GR SO 105210). To be run anticlockwise. Limited parking - share cars. No toilets. Registration: 09.30–10.15.
Age limit: Over 18
Records: Nick Sharp 2.28.32 2003 Lydia Gould 2.59.23 1991
Organiser: Gary Davies 07545 717802 garydavies44@hotmail.com www.fellrace.com

AUGUST RACES

THU 4 Middletown Hill (*) AS 2.8km/440m 1.7 miles/1450ft PM

Details: 7.30 pm £5 on day only.
Venue: Breiddens Inn, Middletown, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8EL.
Age limit: Over 14
Records: William Kay 21.34 2019 Emma Gould 25.13 2019
Organiser: Dave Farrow 07964 991777 David.s.farrow@hotmail.co.uk

SAT 6 Llanthony Show (*) AS 5.6km/335m 3.5miles/1100ft PM

Details: 12.15 pm £1.
Venue: Llanthony Show Ground (GR SO 289275). Allow sufficient time - narrow lanes can be congested. Start time could be delayed depending on Show timings
Age limit: Over 16. Juniors: Junior races if sufficient deman
Records: Mark Hopkinson 27.44 2019 Sophie Horrocks 34.30 2017
Organiser: Dick Finch 01291 627569 / 07828 102680 dickfinch@talktalk.net www.fellrace.com

SUN 7 Ras y Cerrig Glas (*) BM 11.3km/350m 7miles/1150ft ER/NS/PM

Details: 12.00 pm £5 Includes Tea/coffee, cake. Marked course
Venue: Small car park between Mynachlog-ddu, and Rosebush. GR127 307. No toilets or facilities.
Age limit: Over 18. Juniors: Possible junior races from 11am
Records: James Thomas 55.53 2015 Tasha Sexton 1.00.14 2019Organiser: Carwyn Phillips 01437 532401 / 07985 782 772 carwynfarwyn@hotmail.co.uk Preselibeast.com

SAT 13 Ras y Dewin (*) BS 7.5 km/264m 4.7miles/865ft PM

Details: 3.00 pm £5 (Entry to the show, no extra charge for the race). No team prizes.
Venue: Cwrt y Cadno Show fields, SA19 8YF. Race dependent on show going ahead.
Age limit: Over 16
Records: Michael Lai 35.24 2017 Dee Jolly 40.50 2019
Organiser: Carwyn Davies 07971 606508 carwyndavies9@outlook.com www.onlineraceresults.org.uk

SAT 13 Cwm Alpine Climb and Carnival (*) AS 2.4 km/200m 1.5 miles/650ft PM

Details: 2.00 pm £6 (includes Carnival entry). £300 prize fund. Has been running for 70 years. Prizes for beating records.
Venue: Cwm, Ebbw Vale. GR 180059. Possibility of longer race
Age limit: Over 18. Juniors: Short course event prior to the main race
Records: Mike Rose 14.10 1984 Ann-Marie Harris 25.28 2017
Organiser: Justin Speake jspeake@palantirventures.com

WED 17 Ragleth Inn AS 4.5km/375 m 2.8 miles/1250ft LK/NS/PM

Details: 7.00 pm £6 pre-entry or EOD (TBD).
Venue: Registration at Bircher Cottage, Little Stretton, SY6 6RE. Note earlier start time than the rest of the Shropshire Summer Series.
Age limit: Over 14
Records: Daniel Connolly 26.17 2018 Emma Gould 30.21 2016
Organiser: Tim Parker 07493 659514 tim.parker111@gmail.com