TEC Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge

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£45.00 - £68.00

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About
If you only run 1 trail race next summer, make it the Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge. Treat yourself to one of the most scenic and difficult trail runs in South Wales. No matter what distance you choose, from 13k up to Ultra, the views of the Black Mountains will be breath-taking.
Participants
Ultra, Marathon, Half Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 17 Jun 2023
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Brecon, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Newcourt Farm Campsite, Newcourt Farm Camsite, Felindre, Three Cocks, Brecon LD3 0SS, UK
Start times
Sat, 17 Jun 2023
Ultra:
7:30am |
Marathon:
8:30am |
Half Marathon:
9:30am |
13k:
10:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for TEC Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge
Ultra
Distance
57km
Elevation
2446m+
£68.00
Marathon
Distance
47km
£58.00
Half Marathon
Distance
23km
£45.00
13k
Distance
13km
£45.00
Route information
Distance: 57k / 35.4 miles (Ultra)
Elevation: 2446 metres
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
Distance: 47k / 29.2 miles (Marathon)
Elevation: 1973 metres
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
There will be a significant amount of climbing in both races so make sure to conserve your energy whilst you race as there will be some challenging ascents.
Distance: 23k / 14.3 miles (Half Marathon)
Elevation: 905m
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
Distance: 13k / 8.4 miles
Elevation: 528m
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
These trail runs are perfect for seasoned veterans and beginners alike.
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What's included
  • Trail Events Co bespoke finishers medal
  • Trail Events Co Snood
  • Trophies for top 3 Male & Female runners in each distance
  • Trophies for 1st 50+ Male & Female runners in each distance
  • Energy refreshments
  • Experienced medical cover – Medics (Mobile)
  • Fully Signed Course
  • Chip Timing
  • Free Professional Race Photos
Train
How to get there
Newcourt Farm Campsite, Newcourt Farm Camsite, Felindre, Three Cocks, Brecon LD3 0SS, UK
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Parking
Parking will be available on-site for a £5 charge. Please be sure to bring cash.
Accommodation
Camping is avaliable for £7 per person per night, and an additional £5 for your vehicle. Please note this is a basic campsite.
Campsite address: Newcourt Farm Campsite, Felindre, Three Cooks, Brecon, LD3 0SS.
  • Fresh Water tap and loos onsite.
  • No Electrical hookups available.
  • No disposable barbecues or fire pits allowed.
Event day logistics
Ultra
06:00 Parking opens for all races
06:30 Registration opens
07:15 Race Briefing
07:30 Ultra starts
19:00 Cut-off time
Marathon
07:30 Registration opens
08:15 Race Briefing
08:30 Marathon starts
19:00 Cut-off time
Half Marathon
08:30 Registration opens
09:15 Race Briefing
09:30 Half Marathon starts
19:00 Cut-off time
13k
09:30 Registration opens
10:15 Race Briefing
10:30 13k starts
19:00 Cut-off time
Race packs
Nothing will be posted out, race packs must be collected on the day from registration.
Age Requirements
Age requirements are as follows for the following distances:
  • Ultra: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate
  • Marathon: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate
  • Half Marathon: Entrants must be 16 years of age or older to participate
  • 13k: Entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
Cupless event
The Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge is a cupless event so all participants must bring their own form of the water carrier, whether that be a bottle, a cup or a camel pouch.
Canicross
The Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge is dog friendly so why not bring along your four-legged friend. Please note this is only the case for the Half Marathon and 13k. Do not bring dogs on the Marathon and Ultra courses.
Trophy Information
Trophies are available for:
  • First three male and female runners in each distance.
  • First male and female over 50 in each distance.
Aid Stations
There will be a variety of aid stations available throughout each course, these are as follows:
Ultra
  • Checkpoint 1: 10k (What 3 Words: LAKESIDE.CABIN.INSTRUCTS)
  • Checkpoint 2: 18.5k (What 3 Words: DECORATED.JANUARY.FINES)
  • Checkpoint 3: 25k (What 3 Words: PASTIME.BULKY.COCONUTS)
  • Checkpoint 4: 32k (What 3 Words: SPITS.BLEAKER.PASTA)
  • Checkpoint 5: 41k (What 3 Words: LETTERS.PROWLING.SKEWING)
  • Checkpoint 6: 51k (What 3 Words: DEPRAVITY.FITS.SHIELDING)
Marathon
  • Checkpoint 1: 10k (What 3 Words: LAKESIDE.CABIN.INSTRUCTS)
  • Checkpoint 2: 18.5k (What 3 Words: DECORATED.JANUARY.FINES)
  • Checkpoint 3: 25k (What 3 Words: PASTIME.BULKY.COCONUTS)
  • Checkpoint 4: 40.5k (What 3 Words: DEPRAVITY.FITS.SHIELDING)
Half Marathon
  • Checkpoint 1: 9.5k (What 3 Word: PICKUP.PARKWAY.ENJOYABLE)
  • Checkpoint 2: 16k (What 3 Words: DEPRAVITY.FITS.SHIELDING)
13k
  • Checkpoint 1: 7k (What 3 Words: DEPRAVITY.FITS.SHIELDING)
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Backpack
Kit List
Ultra Kit List:
  • 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
  • GPS Route File
Cupless event
The Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge is a cupless event so all participants must bring their own form of the water carrier, whether that be a bottle, a cup or a camel pouch.
FAQs
When will I get my race pack for the Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge?
You must collect your race pack on the day of the event from registration at the allotted registration time for the event you have booked.
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Where can I park for the Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge?
Parking will be available at the Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge, it will cost £5 to park for the day at the event location.
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Can I run with my dog at the Black Mountains Trail Running Challenge?
Yes, you are welcome to bring your four-legged friend along to this event, please ensure your dog is properly trained for the event distance. Please note this is only the case for the Half Marathon and 13k. Do not bring dogs on the Marathon and Ultra courses.
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Reviews
5.0
matthew
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Wonderful race staff, very well organized, great course and safety briefing. Extremely challenging course. A lot of hill climbing. Views are worth it though.
£45.00 - £68.00
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