Ras y Gader

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Ras y Gader, the Cader Idris mountain race, one of the toughest fell races in Wales, and viewed by many as a classic "must do" race in the calendar.Entries opened at 12 noon on Sunday 6th January and was full by 3pm. Three hours to sell out!We look forward to seeing you on the 18th May.
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Sat, 18 May 2019
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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS, UK
Start times
Sat, 18 May 2019
Races summary
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Route information
The event starts and finishes in the market town of Dolgellau, at sea level, and climbs almost 3000ft to the summit of Pen y Gader itself. One of the real challenges of the race is the constantly changing terrain, switching from steep metalled roads to flat tracks behind Gwernan lake, pitched steps up the Pony Path, and picking your way among the boulder fields on the final ascent........and then you've got to do it all in reverse!
The key to success is avoiding cramp with the changing surfaces and gradients on the way back to town.
The atmosphere at the finish line, for those who successfully complete the course, with cheering crowds will long remain in the memory.
What's included
Entry includes:
Free post race food in the Free Library (bring your race number).
Unique Ras y Gader race memento.
Summit split times and SMS message with results.
Race T-shirts will be on sale on race day.
How to get there
Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS, UK
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Event day logistics
Race day schedule:
11:30: Fun Run starts.
13:10: U/12 (c.2km) race starts.
13:35: U/14 (c.3km) and U/16 (c.4km) races.
13:00: Main race (10 miles) and U/18 (c.10km) race.
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