The RIDUM 2022

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Explore the picturesque hilly trails of Rhymey Valley. This hidden gem 30 mile Ultra will put your hill climbing skills to the test. Whilst traversing the valley, you will take in breathtaking views, most appreciated after the long climbs. Sign up to get your heart racing and your legs moving.
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The RIDUM 2022
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Calendar
Sat, 3 Sept 2022
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Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
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20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Location
Parc Penallta, u Mid Glamorgan, Penallta Rd, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed CF82 7GN, UK
Start times
Sat, 3 Sept 2022
The RIDUM 2022:
7:00am
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The RIDUM 2022
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30mi
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1 Loop
£50.00
Join Pegasus Ultra Running for an exhilarating 30 mile ultra marathon around the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk, with 4252 feet of elevation this little beast in the East is a great way to explore the lesser known trails within a stones throw of the Welsh Capital.
The Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk
The Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk is a waymarked long distance footpath in Wales forming a circular walk around the ridge tops of Caerphilly basin encircling the River Rhymney. From the elevated ridgeway you can expect spectacular views across south east Wales as well as a varied route encompassing lanes, trail and woodland.
Point of Interest
Mynydd Machen is the highest point of the trail, a 362-metre-high (1,188 ft) hill lying between the town of Risca and the village of Machen in Caerphilly County Borough in south Wales. Yep… You go up and over it!
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Train
Parc Penallta, u Mid Glamorgan, Penallta Rd, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed CF82 7GN, UK
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By Car
The start line located at Parc Penalta is a 3 hour drive from London. Take the M4 exiting at junction 27 (B4591) to High Cross, where you will continue to Caerphilly County Borough.
By Train
From Paddington station take the Swansea bound train to Cardiff Central station. From Cardiff Central Station you can change to the Transport for Wales service Rhymney getting off at Ystrad Mynach where you can take a 4 minute bus or a brisk 1.4 mile walk to Parc Penalta.
05:30 Registration opens
06:45 Pre-race chat and Johnny Cash music
07:00 The RIDUM starts
Mandatory Kit List
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Water container (1litre+)
  • Mobile Phone
  • Compass (or mobile phone app)
  • Headlamp or torch
  • Foil blanket
  • Waterproofs
  • Rucksack
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.
Checkpoints
All checkpoints will be manned and, will be fully stocked with snacks, fruit, drinks, music and a few beers.
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Do I need to be fast to run the RIDUM 2022?
No, there is no cut-off time for the RIDUM so it is a perfect event for any pace and ability of runner.
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What kit do I need for the RIDUM 2022?
There is a mandatory kit list for the RIDUM, please bring: Appropriate footwear, a water container (1litre+), a mobile phone, a compass (or mobile phone app), head lamp or torch, a foil blanket, waterproofs and a rucksack.
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Where is the start line for the RIDUM 2022?
The start line for the RIDUM is located at a Parc Penalta.
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