The Kymin Dash

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The Kymin Dash
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The Kymin Dash is a beautiful 7-mile looped course that covers the peaks of Kymin and the Wye Valley. In it's 8th consecutive year this race has become a local favourite and will put your lungs to the test. Perfect for beginners and veterans looking to practice their hill climbing.
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Where and when
Location
Monmouth School Sports Club, Hadnock Road, Monmouth NP25 3NG, UK
Start times
Sunday, 11 Apr 2021
7 Mile: 11:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Kymin Dash
7 Mile
Distance
7mi
£11 - £13
Route information
This sell-out event takes place in the Wye Valley, and involves a hefty climb to 850 feet where runners can appreciate the stunning scenery from the Round House. But, as with every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction - so after summiting Kymin the remainder of the race takes you on a gentle descent through the fields of Wye.
If you have the lungs (and the quads) then you could be crowned King/Queen of the Hill by beating the competition to the top.
Male Record: 39m 50s, set by Huw Evans (2015)
Female Record: 44m 32s, set by Emma Wookey (2015)
There will be water stations throughout the course and mile markers to keep you on track.
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What's included
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • Refreshments & feed stations
  • Clearly marked and marshalled course
  • Chance to win prizes for top finishers and "King/Queen of the Hill"
  • Re-usable water bottle
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How to get there
Monmouth School Sports Club, Hadnock Road, Monmouth NP25 3NG, UK
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Address: Monmouth School Sports Club, Hadnock Road, Monmouth, NP25 3NG
Cars: There will be free car parking available at the Monmouth School Sports Club car park. Additional parking will be available across the road at the cricket grounds.
Event day logistics
Schedule:
09:00 - Registration opens and timing chips can be collected
10:30 - Registration closes
11:00 - Race start
Please note there is a 15 minute walk from the club car park to the race start, there will be marshals to direct you but please make sure to leave enough time.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are encouraged to come and cheer on participants as they race around the course. It helps keep morale high for everyone involved.
FAQs
Is there a minimum age for The Kymin Dash?
Yes, the minimum age for entry is 16 years old.
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Does The Kymin Dash usually sell out? Should I buy tickets now?
Yes, last year the race sold out so if you are interested then please buy tickets sooner rather than later.
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How hilly is The Kymin dash?
This race is considerably hilly with approximately 600 feet of elevation gain in the first mile and a half.
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What time should I arrive for The Kymin Dash?
With registration opening at 09:00 you are encouraged to get there and get sorted early to ensure enough space for parking and that you are sufficiently warmed up.
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Is there a minimum age for The Kymin Dash?
Yes, the minimum age for entry is 16 years old.
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Should I buy tickets now?
Yes, last year the race sold out so if you are interested then please buy tickets sooner rather than later.
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How hilly is The Kymin dash?
This race is considerably hilly with approximately 600 feet of elevation gain in the first mile and a half.
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What time should I arrive for The Kymin Dash?
With registration opening at 09:00 you are encouraged to get there and get sorted early to ensure enough space for parking and that you are sufficiently warmed up.
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