TEC Brecon Beacons Trail Challenge 2024

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TEC Brecon Beacons Trail Challenge 2024
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Come and explore one of the most picturesque parts of Wales at the Brecon Beacons Trail Challenge. With distances from 10k to Ultra there is something for everyone to get stuck into. Sign up for the fantastic views and exciting trail routes.
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Ultra, Marathon , Half Marathon , and 1 more
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Sat, 4 May 2024
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Talybont-on-Usk, United Kingdom
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Location
Henderson Hall, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon LD3 7YQ, UK
Start times
Saturday, 4 May 2024
Ultra: 7:30 amMarathon : 8:30 amHalf Marathon : 9:30 am10k: 10:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for TEC Brecon Beacons Trail Challenge 2024
Ultra
Distance
52km
£75
Marathon
Distance
43km
£65
Half Marathon
Distance
16.9mi
£52
10k
Distance
10.6km
£40
Route information
Distance: 52k / 32.3 miles (Ultra)
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
Distance: 43k / 26.7 miles (Marathon)
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
Distance: 27k / 16.9 miles (Half Marathon) Elevation: 888m / 2913 feet Terrain: Trails Route Type: Loop
Distance: 10.6k / 6.6 miles (11k)
Elevation: 370m / 1214 feet
Terrain: Trails
Route Type: Loop
The Brecon Beacons Trail Running challenge will take you on some of the most picturesque trails that Wales has to offer. You will head out onto the Taff Trail and around Talybont reservoir. Whilst you race take in the amazing views of the peak of Pen-y-Fan. This event is canicross friendly for the Half Marathon and 11k, so you are welcome to bring your dog to race with you. Please do not bring your dog to the Marathon or Ultra.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Trail events co. snood
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Chip-timed results
  • Fully-marked route
  • Aid stations
  • First aid
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How to get there
Henderson Hall, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon LD3 7YQ, UK
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Parking
Parking is free and will be open from 06:00.
Camping
Camping will be available at the Gilestone Farm, check-in will be open from 16:00 to 20:00. This will cost £7 per person per night and £5 for parking. There will be portable toilets and water available - no hookups, barbecues or fire pits allowed.
Event day logistics
Ultra
06:30 Registration opens
07:15 Race Briefing
07:30 Ultra starts
Marathon
07:30 Registration opens
08:15 Race Briefing
08:30 Marathon starts
Half Marathon
08:30 Registration opens
09:15 Race Briefing
09:30 Half Marathon starts
11k
09:30 Registration opens
10:15 Race Briefing
10:30 12k starts
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 15 years of age or older to participate
  • 11k: Entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
Cupless event
Brecon Beacons Trail Challenge 2024 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 Brecon Beacons Trail 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 11k. Do not bring dogs on the Marathon and Ultra courses.
Aid stations
There will be a variety of aid stations available throughout each course, these are as follows:
Ultra
  • Checkpoint 1: 3.7k (What 3 Words: STRUT.STYLISTS.HANDOVER)
  • Checkpoint 2: 11.6k (What 3 Words: BADMINTON.PROMOTES.LIFE)
  • Checkpoint 3: 22.3k (What 3 Words: ROUND.HOTHOUSE.ICEBERGS)
  • Checkpoint 4: 33k (What 3 Words: RISING.SAMPLE.SIDEBURNS)
  • Checkpoint 5: 47.5k (What 3 Words: DEFENSIVE.CASKETS.OUTPUT)
Marathon
  • Checkpoint 1: 3.7k (What 3 Words: STRUT.STYLISTS.HANDOVER)
  • Checkpoint 2: 11.6k (What 3 Words: BADMINTON.PROMOTES.LIFE)
  • Checkpoint 3: 22.3k (What 3 Words: ROUND.HOTHOUSE.ICEBERGS)
  • Checkpoint 4: 37.3k (What 3 Words: DEFENSIVE.CASKETS.OUTPUT)
Half Marathon
  • Checkpoint 1: 3.7k (What 3 Words: STRUT.STYLISTS.HANDOVER)
  • Checkpoint 2: 11.6k (What 3 Words: BADMINTON.PROMOTES.LIFE)
  • Checkpoint 3: 21,3k (What 3 Words: DEFENSIVE.CASKETS.OUTPUT)
11k
There will be no aid stations in the 11k.
FAQs
When will I get my race pack for the Brecon Beacons Trail 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 Brecon Beacons Trail Challenge?
Parking is free and will be open from 06:00.
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Can I run with my dog at the Brecon Beacons Trail 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 11k. Do not bring dogs on the Marathon and Ultra courses.
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