Black Mountains 50 & Marathon

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The Black Mountains 50 Ultra & Marathon Event will not be forgiving, you will be challenged by this spectacular route. Both of these amazing events will appeal to every ability and the support is incredible. Both these distances are self-navigation so make sure to be prepared.
Participants
50 Miles, and Marathon
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Calendar
Sat 11th Jun 2022
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Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Scenery

Based on location

Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Unnamed Road, Crickhowell NP8 1SY, UK
Start times
Sat 11th Jun 2022
Marathon:
TBC |
50 Miles:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Black Mountains 50 & Marathon
Marathon
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42.2km
Route
1 Loop
£55.00
50 Miles
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50mi
Route
1 Loop
£80.00
Route information
Beginning at Perth y Pia the route will take you on a tough ascent up the Black Mountain ridge. You will then descend into the valley and explore the forest trails, before climbing the Mc Namaras pass to scale Waun Fach. The route will include lots of climbs so make sure to join for the hills and thrills. There will be plenty of stations with food and water so make sure to keep fuelled throughout.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's drink
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water stations
  • First Aid
  • Tracking
  • Toilets
  • Prizes (1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female + V50+)
  • Chance to win free entry to next event
  • Refuel zones
  • Photographs
Train
How to get there
Unnamed Road, Crickhowell NP8 1SY, UK
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Parking
There will be parking available at the venue.
Accommodation
There will also be an available campsite for all entrants.
Event day logistics
Saturday
06:00 Registration opens
07:30 Race Briefing
08:00 Marathon and Ultra 50 start
This race is a self-navigation event, all participants must be able to read a map and a compass.
Cut-off Times
  • 50 miles: 24 hours
  • 26 miles: 12 hours
Mandatory Kit List
A full mandatory kit check will be taken at registration and checks will be carried out during the event. Please bring the following items:
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Race vest/pack
  • Baselayer top - must be synthetic or mineral wool
  • Capacity to carry 2 litres of fluid
  • GPX file downloaded or map
  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone + back up
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Trail shoes
  • First aid kit
  • Foil Blanket
  • Reusable cup
  • Head Torch + spare batteries
  • Whistle
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Face mask
  • Spare socks (suggested)
FAQ's
What time does the Black Mountains 50 Mile Ultra and Marathon start?
The marathon and Ultra start at 8:00am, make sure you are there between 6:00am - 6:45am for registration.
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What kit do I need for the Black Mountains 50 Mile Ultra and Marathon?
A full mandatory kit check will be taken at registration and checks will be carried out during the event. Please bring the following items: waterproof jacket and trousers, race vest/pack, baselayer top - must be synthetic or mineral wool, capacity to carry 2 litres of fluid, GPX file downloaded or map, fully charged mobile phone + back up, hat, gloves, trail shoes, first aid kit, foil blanket, reusable cup, head torch + spare batteries, whistle, hand sanitiser, face mask, spare socks (suggested).
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What are the cut-off times for the Black Mountains 50 Mile Ultra and Marathon?
The Black Mountains 50 Mile Ultra and Marathon have a cut-off time of 24 hours and 12 hours respectively.
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