The North CANUM

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Take on the North CANUM to set your eyes on the breathtaking architectural and natural landscapes of the Welsh countryside. Traversing the tallest navigable aqueduct in Britain, you will see the countryside from above. Earn your finisher's goodies in this 50 mile Ultra.
50 Miles
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Sat 2nd Jul 2022
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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Wharf Tea Room, Llangollen LL20 8ST, UK
Start times
50 Miles:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The North CANUM
50 Miles
Route information
This point-to-point Ultra will take you from Llangollen all the way to Newtown, follow the fully way-marked course along the beautiful Montgomery Canal. The Montgomery is one of the most important canals in the whole of Wales for wildlife conservation, so make sure to embrace nature as you run. You will also navigate your way across the stunning Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (the tallest in Britain) to see the countryside below. Make sure to be careful as you navigate along the canal, you wouldn't want to be falling in.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • BRAV Socks
  • Food Stations
  • Post Race Care
  • Fully way-marked course
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How to get there
Wharf Tea Room, Llangollen LL20 8ST, UK
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There will be parking available.
By Car
If travelling from London by car, follow the A4 to the M4, taking the M40, M6 and M54 to A5 in Shropshire. Finally, you can then follow the A5 to Llangollen.
If using a Sat Nav please follow the route to the following address: Wharf Tea Room, Llangollen LL20 8ST
By Train
If travelling from London you can take the Avanti West Coast Service to Crewe where you can take another train to Chester. From Chester take the Transport for Wales service to Shrewsbury, getting off at Ruabon. At Station road in Ruabon you can take the number 5 bus to Llangollen.
Event day logistics
05:30 Registration opens outside the Wharf Tea Room
06:30 Warm-up stretches
06:45 Pre-Race briefing and AC/DC Greatest Hits
07:00 The North CANUM starts
Mandatory Kit List
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Water container (1litre+)
  • Mobile Phone
  • Compass (or mobile phone app)
  • Head lamp or torch
  • Foil blanket
  • Waterproofs
  • Rucksack
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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What kit do I need for the North CANUM?
Please bring the following items with you to the North CANUM: Appropriate footwear, a water container (1litre+), a mobile phone, a compass (or mobile phone app), a head lamp or torch, foil blanket, waterproofs, rucksack.
Where is the start line for The North CANUM?
The start line for the North CANUM will be outside the Wharf Tea Room in Llangollen.
How fast to I have to run to finish The North CANUM?
To finish the North CANUM all you have to do is take your time. The organisers will wait for everyone to finish as there is no cut-off time.
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