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Buff Wales Winter Trail 10k
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Afan Forest Country Park is the home of this stunning trail running event. Race up and down the beautiful trails with breath-taking scenery all around. The route will be challenging in parts, but still open to all abilities, so come along for the wonderful atmosphere and your finisher's medal.
10k Canicross, and 10k
Sat 16th Oct 2021
Pontrhydyfen, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on 1,500 participants
Based on location
Some Serious Climbs
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Bryn Bettws Lodge, Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot SA12 9SP, UK
Come along to the wonderful Afan Forest Country Park to take in the breath-taking trails in this race.
The challenging route will feature some tricky climbs, including the famous 'Wall' towards the end of the race, so be sure to save some energy in your legs! As well as these climbs there will be some fast and fun descents, and this combined with the stunning panoramic views creates an unforgettable experience.
Although this race is challenging in parts, all abilities are welcome to join the fun and take on this challenging course.
The 10k is also available for Cani-cross, and please note the different registration and start times in the Raceday information. So if you want to you can take on this brilliant challenge with your favourite four-legged friend.
- Finisher's medal
- Chip timing
- Event facilities
- Water stations
- Fully marked and marshalled route
- Free event photos
How to get there
Bryn Bettws Lodge, Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot SA12 9SP, UKGet full directions
Bryn Bettws Lodge is situated 7 miles north east of Port Talbot, and can be accessed from the M4 or the A465.
Neath Station is approximately 5 miles from the venue.
There is a bus stop at Tonmawr Post Office, a short walk from the venue.
Event day logistics
09:00 Cani-cross 10k Race Start Time
10k Main Race
10:50 Race Briefing
11:00 10k Race Start Time
11:35 First Runners Expected
14:00 Awards Ceremony
Registration and Race Number
You will collect your race number and timing chip on the day of the race when you register, and your number must be visible on your front for the whole race. Please make sure you arrive early enough to park, register and get ready for your race.
Natural Resources Wales
Included in your ticket cost is a small extra cost to cover the NRW Facilitation Fee.
Run Afan Forest
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Does the Cani-cross start at the same time as the main 10k at the Buff Wales Winter Trail 10k?
No, the Cani-cross race starts at 09:00 and the main 10k starts at 11:00.
Will there be water stations at the Buff Wales Winter Trail 10k?
Yes there will be 2 water stations on the course, and 1 at the finish.
Will there be a bag drop at the Buff Wales Winter Trail 10k?
No, there will not be a bag drop, please leave your valuables in your car.
Will there be event photos at the Buff Wales Winter Trail 10k?
Yes, there will be free event photos from the race.
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