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Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k

£30.00 - £80.00Free injury protection
Event summary

If you enter the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k you will be spoilt for choice on what trails to tackle. This event will ensure you will do plenty of exploring and climbing out on the trails. Sign up today to earn your finisher's medal.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Thu Apr 21 2022

What's included:

  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's drink
  • Chip-timed results
  • Water stations
  • First Aid
  • Tracking
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Prizes (1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female + V50+)
  • Chance to win free entry to next event
  • Refuel zones
  • Photographs
50 mile
Sat 30th Apr 2022

Run 50mi

£80.00
Marathon
Sat 30th Apr 2022

Run 26.2mi

£55.00
Saturday Half Marathon
Sat 30th Apr 2022

Run 13.1mi

£40.00
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FAQ
What time does the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k start?
All entrants must be at the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k for registration between 6:00am - 7:00am on the day. … read more
FAQ
What are the cut-off times for the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k?
The Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon have a cut-off time of 12 hours and 24 hours respectively. The Half Marathon and 10k do not have cut-off times. … read more
FAQ
What kit do I need for the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k start?
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). … read more
Route description
Route description

This race is a self-navigation event, all participants must be able to read a map and a compass.

Beginning in Perth y Pia the routes will take you up the Black Mountain where you will reach the summit of Waun Fach. At the top take time to embrace all the fantastic views on offer. There will be plenty of climbing in these races so make sure to keep fuelled at the checkpoints on offer.

Elevation Gain

  • Ultra 50: 10,442ft
  • Marathon: 5,869ft
  • Half Marathon: 2503.28ft
  • 10k: 968.83
Logistics and schedule

Friday

18:00 Registration opens

21:00 Registration closes

Saturday

06:00 Registration opens

07:00 Registration closes

Sunday

The exact start times will be confirmed closer to the event date. If you raced on Saturday you can show your number and enter the 10k or Half Marathon free of charge.

This race is a self-navigation event, all participants must be able to read a map and a compass.

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)

Cut-off Times

  • 50 miles: 24 hours
  • 26 miles: 12 hours
  • Half Marathon: No cut-off time
  • 10k: No cut-off time
How to get there

Perth Y Pia, Llanbedr, Crickhowell NP8 1SY, UK

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Parking

Parking will be available at Gilestone Farm.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
What time does the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k start?
All entrants must be at the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k for registration between 6:00am - 7:00am on the day.
FAQ
What are the cut-off times for the Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k?
The Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon have a cut-off time of 12 hours and 24 hours respectively. The Half Marathon and 10k do not have cut-off times.
FAQ
What kit do I need for the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k start?
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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50 mile
Sat 30th Apr 2022
£80.00
Marathon
Sat 30th Apr 2022
£55.00
Saturday Half Marathon
Sat 30th Apr 2022
£40.00
Sunday 10k
Sun 1st May 2022
£30.00
Saturday 10k
Sat 30th Apr 2022
£30.00
Sunday Half Marathon
Sun 1st May 2022
£40.00

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£30.00 - £80.00Free injury protection

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