The HOWUM 2022

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Join this fantastic hilly 30 mile Ultra in the heartland of Wales. On your adventure you will discover the source of the River Severn and embrace the picturesque scenery. Take on the HOWUM to see where you limits lie and earn the coveted finisher's medal.
Participants
30 miles
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Calendar
Sat, 7 May 2022
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Llanidloes, United Kingdom
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Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Dol-Llys Farm Caravan & Camping, B4569, Llanidloes SY18 6JA, UK
Start times
Sat, 7 May 2022
30 miles:
7:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The HOWUM 2022
30 miles
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30mi
Route
1 Loop
£50.00
Route information
Join Pegasus Ultra Running as they set-off to discover the HEARTLANDS of WALES and 30 miles of true welsh beauty. An ultra marathon designed to discover everything mid Wales has to offer. Starting from the town of Llanidloes, the route takes in the Sarn, Glyndwr’s Way, Severn Way and Wye Valley Walk. Heading out towards the breath taking Clywedog Reservoir, stepping on to the infamous Glyndwr’s Way, then onwards to the HEARTLANDS of WALES and the source of the River Severn before heading back to the picturesque town of Llanidloes.
The Heartlands of Wales
The Heartlands of Wales circular is a spectacular combination of 4 trails merged into 1. Meandering through the heartlands of Wales, the route takes in the Sarn, Glyndwr’s Way, Severn Way and Wye Walk in what must be one of the most spectacular areas of Wales.
Point of Interest
The Clywedog reservoir is a reservoir near Llanidloes, Wales on the head-waters of the River Severn. Don’t worry, you won’t miss it!
What's included
  • Infamous Pegasus Medal
  • Fully Loaded Checkpoints
  • Post Race Care, Parking
  • Professionally organised event and much more…
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How to get there
Dol-Llys Farm Caravan & Camping, B4569, Llanidloes SY18 6JA, UK
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By Train
If travelling from London via train, you can take the Avanti West Coast service to Birmingham New Street Station. Once there change to the Aberystwyth service, getting off at Caersws. From there it is a 15 minute bus drive to the Red Lion Hotel which is only a 1 mile walk to the start line.
By Car
If travelling from London by car, you can follow the A4 towards the M4. Then take the M40, M6 and M54 to A5 in Shropshire. Finally continue on the A5 to you final destination in Powys.
If using a Sat Nav please input the following address: Dol-Llys Farm Caravan & Camping, B4569, Llanidloes SY18 6JA.
Event day logistics
05:30 Registration opens
06:30 Warm-up
06:45 Pre-race briefing and Bon Jovi's Greatest Hits
07:00 The HOWUM starts
Mandatory Kit List
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Water container (1litre+)
  • Mobile Phone
  • Compass (or mobile phone app)
  • Head lamp or torch
  • Foil blanket
  • Waterproofs
  • Rucksack
Checkpoints
All checkpoints will be manned and will be fully stocked with snacks, fruit, drinks, music, and a few beers.
Cut-off Time
This event has no cut-off time, and the organiser will allow you to finish if you are physically capable to do so.
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Pegasus Ultra Running
A group of Ultra Endurance Enthusiasts who've spent the last decade working on and organising challenges around the world. They've survived the extreme conditions of Iceland, tamed the suffocating heat of the Death Valley and crossed the USA.
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FAQ's
What kit do I need for The HOWUM 2022?
For the HOWUM please bring the following kit: Appropriate footwear, water container (1litre+), mobile phone, compass (or mobile phone app), head lamp or torch, foil blanket, waterproofs, rucksack.
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Is there a cut-off time for the HOWUM 2022?
No, there is not a cut-off time for the HOWUM so feel free to take your time.
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What time does registration open for the HOWUM 2022?
Registration opens at 5:30am for the HOWUM.
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Reviews
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4 reviews
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5.0
Did the 30 miles in 2022
Stunning route and really lovely organisation team. Hoping to run another Pegasus event soon!
stewart
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Did the 30 miles in 2022
Absolutely brilliant, well marked out, well marshalled and a great family feeling atmosphere. I will be back
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