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

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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.
Participants
50 mile , Marathon, Saturday Half Marathon , and 3 more
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Calendar
Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - Sun, 1 May 2022
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Llanbedr, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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Based on location

Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Perth Y Pia, Llanbedr, Crickhowell NP8 1SY, UK
Start times
Sat, 30 Apr 2022
50 mile :
7:30am |
Marathon:
7:30am |
Saturday Half Marathon :
9:00am |
Saturday 10k :
10:00am
Sun, 1 May 2022
Sunday 10k :
10:00am |
Sunday Half Marathon:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Blacks to the Beacons Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k
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Sunday 10k
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10km
£30.00
Saturday 10k
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10km
£30.00
Saturday Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£40.00
Sunday Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£40.00
Route information
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
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
Train
How to get there
Perth Y Pia, Llanbedr, Crickhowell NP8 1SY, UK
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Parking
Parking will be available at Gilestone Farm.
Event day logistics
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
FAQ's
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.
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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.
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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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