Brecon Beacons Trail Running Challenge 2021 Day 1 - Trail Events Co

Sat 29 May 2021

Brecon Beacons Trail Running Challenge 2021 Day 1

The Brecon Beacons are located in South Wales offering some of the most stunning scenery in the country. Starting out at Gilestone Farm, Talybot-on-Usk (1 hour from Cardiff) we offer four distances for this event. The Ultra Marathon, Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K routes all take in the scenic trail runs of Brecon. Canicross friendly.

11K  |   Half   |   Marathon  |   Ultra

Location

Gilestone Farm Talybont-on-Usk Brecon LD3 7JE

Competitor Limit

1300

Distance

11 KM

6.8 Miles

Total Elevation

448 Meters

1470 Feet

Entry Fee

£30

Elevation Chart

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Registration

9:30 am

Briefing

10:15 am

Start Time

10:30 am

Cut Off Time

Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

Distance

25 KM

15.5 Miles

Total Elevation

1136 Meters

3727 Feet

Entry Fee

£42

Elevation Chart

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Registration

8:30 am

Briefing

9:15 am

Start Time

9:30 am

Cut Off Time

Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

Distance

43 KM

26.7 Miles

Total Elevation

2414 Meters

7920 Feet

Entry Fee

£55

Elevation Chart

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Registration

7:30 am

Briefing

8:15 am

Start Time

8:30 am

Cut Off Time

Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

Distance

52 KM

32.3 Miles

Total Elevation

2968 Meters

9738 Feet

Entry Fee

£62

Elevation Chart

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Registration

6:30 am

Briefing

7:15 am

Start Time

7:30 am

Cut Off Time

Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

At our checkpoints you will find water, squash, coke, electrolytes, sweets, crisps, nuts, chocolate, bananas, cake, new potatoes and other carby bits on the marathon and ultra checkpoints . We are trying to reduce the use of plastic so we ask runners to bring reusable cups for coke and squash. There will not be any checkpoints during runs on our training weekends.

11k Checkpoint 1

3.7KM
From Start Line


7.8KM
To Next Checkpoint


7.8KM
To Finish Line


51.87455 -3.29815

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At our checkpoints you will find water, squash, coke, electrolytes, sweets, crisps, nuts, chocolate, bananas, cake, new potatoes and other carby bits on the marathon and ultra checkpoints . We are trying to reduce the use of plastic so we ask runners to bring reusable cups for coke and squash. There will not be any checkpoints during runs on our training weekends.

half Checkpoint 1 half Checkpoint 2 half Checkpoint 3

3.7KM
From Start Line


7.9KM
To Next Checkpoint


17.1KM
To Finish Line


51.87455 -3.29815

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11.6KM
From Start Line


9.7KM
To Next Checkpoint


13.4KM
To Finish Line


51.84757 -3.37331

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21.3KM
From Start Line


4.7KM
To Next Checkpoint


4.7KM
To Finish Line


51.87455 -3.29815

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At our checkpoints you will find water, squash, coke, electrolytes, sweets, crisps, nuts, chocolate, bananas, cake, new potatoes and other carby bits on the marathon and ultra checkpoints . We are trying to reduce the use of plastic so we ask runners to bring reusable cups for coke and squash. There will not be any checkpoints during runs on our training weekends.

marathon Checkpoint 1 marathon Checkpoint 2 marathon Checkpoint 3 marathon Checkpoint 4

3.7KM
From Start Line


7.9KM
To Next Checkpoint


38.3KM
To Finish Line


51.87455 -3.29815

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11.6KM
From Start Line


10.7KM
To Next Checkpoint


30.4KM
To Finish Line


51.84757 -3.37331

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22.3KM
From Start Line


15KM
To Next Checkpoint


19.7KM
To Finish Line


51.868 -3.47164

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37.3KM
From Start Line


5KM
To Next Checkpoint


5KM
To Finish Line


51.91113 -3.33815

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At our checkpoints you will find water, squash, coke, electrolytes, sweets, crisps, nuts, chocolate, bananas, cake, new potatoes and other carby bits on the marathon and ultra checkpoints . We are trying to reduce the use of plastic so we ask runners to bring reusable cups for coke and squash. There will not be any checkpoints during runs on our training weekends.

ultra Checkpoint 1 ultra Checkpoint 2 ultra Checkpoint 3 ultra Checkpoint 4 ultra Checkpoint 5

3.7KM
From Start Line


7.9KM
To Next Checkpoint


48.3KM
To Finish Line


51.87455 -3.29815

Google Maps Maps.Me

11.6KM
From Start Line


10.7KM
To Next Checkpoint


40.4KM
To Finish Line


51.84757 -3.37331

Google Maps Maps.Me

22.3KM
From Start Line


10.7KM
To Next Checkpoint


29.7KM
To Finish Line


51.868 -3.47164

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33KM
From Start Line


14.5KM
To Next Checkpoint


19KM
To Finish Line


51.91258 -3.42039

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47.5KM
From Start Line


5KM
To Next Checkpoint


5KM
To Finish Line


51.91113 -3.33815

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11K Kit List

Mandatory Kit
  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Head Torch
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit
Advised Kit
  • Reusable Cup

Half Kit List

Mandatory Kit
  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Head Torch
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit
Advised Kit
  • Reusable Cup

Marathon Kit List

Mandatory Kit
  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Head Torch
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit
Advised Kit
  • Reusable Cup

Ultra Kit List

Mandatory Kit
  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Head Torch
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit
Advised Kit
  • Reusable Cup

The Brecon Beacons are located in South Wales offering some of the most stunning scenery in the country. Starting out at Gilestone Farm, Talybot-on-Usk (1 hour from Cardiff) we offer four distances for this event. The Ultra Marathon, Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K routes all take in the scenic trail runs of Brecon. Canicross friendly.

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Additional Info


Parking

Parking available at Gilestone Farm
Opening at 6am
Secure parking.
Next to the start/finish line and event Headquarters & Registration
Cost £5 CASH- Paid on arrival at Gilestone Farm.

Address
Gilestone Farm
Talybont-on-Usk
Brecon
LD3 7JE

Number & Timing Chip

For our events, numbers and timing chip's are to be collected on the day of the event at registration.

Please make a note of your registration time for the distance you selected and make sure you arrive giving yourself enough time to register.

Please also make a note of your briefing time and ensure you attend the briefing.

Both the number and the timing chip have to be worn at all times during the event.

You also have the chance to rent GPS tracking units, which enable your friends and family to track you all the way around the course.

Signage

We use a number of signs during our events. Arrow markers are on a hi-viz reflective red with white arrow to mark the direction to be taken.

We advise runners to bring a map of the route with them on event day in case of emergencies. You can download the map and print it and you can download GPX files to your device.

Regarding training weekends, no signage will be provided, as all runs will be guided.

Camping Info

Camping available at Gilestone Farm - Next to the start line.

Please note this is a basic campsite.
Fresh Water tap and loos onsite.
No Electrical hookups available.

No disposable barbecues or fire pits allowed.

To reserve a camping spot please write to [email protected] with your arrival time & tent size, camper van information included.

Cost £7 per person per night plus £5 for your vehicle.

Glamping now available at Gilestone Farm too!

Gilestone Farm the home of the Brecon Beacons event, will now have glamping and luxury lodges on offer for our event on Saturday 2th May 2019, please check out the link below to see what is on offer at Gilestone Farm.

Gilestone Glamping.

What You Get

  • Trail Events Co large bespoke finishers medal
  • Trophies for first three male and female runners in each distance, plus a trophy for the first male and female over 50 in each distance
  • Energy refreshments at the checkpoints and finish line
  • Experienced medical cover – Medics (Mobile)
  • Friendly, personal assistants, advice and support
  • Fully Signed Course
  • Chip Timing
  • Free Professional Race Photos
  • Trail Events Co Snood
  • Also on offer:
  • Technical Running T-shirt (£15, or if you enter the Dartmoor 50/100 event, a t-shirt is part of the package)
  • GPS tracking units (available at £20 per day for hire)

Trail Events Co Shop


The Trail Events Logo ‘established 2014’ Technical Tee

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