Brecon Beacons 2021 – Part 1 Trail Running Challenge

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.

Sat 29 May 2021

Trail Running

1300
Competitor Limit

Gilestone Farm

Talybont-on-Usk

Brecon

LD3 7JE

Event Stats

Distance

11 KM

6.8 Miles

Total Elevation

448 Meters

1470 Feet

Elevation Chart

Elevation chart coming soon!

Entry Fee

£ 30

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Registration:

Briefing:

Start Time:

Cut Off Time: Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

Distance

25 KM

15.5 Miles

Total Elevation

1136 Meters

3727 Feet

Elevation Chart

Elevation chart coming soon!

Entry Fee

£ 42

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Registration:

Briefing:

Start Time:

Cut Off Time: Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

Distance

43 KM

26.7 Miles

Total Elevation

2414 Meters

7920 Feet

Elevation Chart

Elevation chart coming soon!

Entry Fee

£ 55

Difficulty: Strenuous

Registration:

Briefing:

Start Time:

Cut Off Time: Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

Distance

52 KM

32.3 Miles

Total Elevation

2968 Meters

9738 Feet

Elevation Chart

Elevation chart coming soon!

Entry Fee

£ 62

Difficulty: Strenuous

Registration:

Briefing:

Start Time:

Cut Off Time: Sat 29th - 5:00 pm

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.

Brecon Beacons 2021 – Part 1 Trail Running Challenge

The Route

Map coming soon

11K route description coming soon!

Half route description coming soon!

Marathon route description coming soon!

Ultra Marathon route description coming soon!

Checkpoint Info

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.

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Event countdown

Kit List

11K 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

11K Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup

Half 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

Half Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup

Marathon 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

Marathon Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup

Ultra 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

Ultra Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup

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

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.

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 one free with your entry to the Dartmoor 50/100 event)
  • GPS tracking units (available at £20 per day for hire)

Camping

Camping

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.

Trail Events Co Shop

The Trail Events Logo ‘established 2014’ Technical Tee – Comes in two colour options

£15.00

Combat Green | Blue

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The Trail Events Co logo hoodie ‘Established 2014’ Comes in four colour options

£28.00

Charcoal | Grape | Pepper Red | Bright Royal

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Trail Events Morf Snood – Comes in four colour options

£8.00

Midnight Camo | Arctic Camo | Bright Orange | Bright Pink

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