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The South CANUM

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Get in touch with nature in this fantastic 40 mile Ultra. This wildlife haven is a must for anyone wanting to take a walk on the wild side. Make sure to sign up today to tick an Ultra off of your bucket list. Tackle this course to earn yourself a coveted Pegasus finisher's medal and goodies.

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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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How to enter

Tickets available until Thu Sep 09 2021

What's included:

  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finisher's T-Shirt
  • Pegasus trucker hat
  • Post-race care
  • Professionally organised event
  • Fully-marked course
  • Free parking
40 Miles
7:00am Sat 18th Sep 2021

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where is The South CANUM start line?
The start line and registration is located at the Fourteen Locks Canal Centre where there will be parking available.… read more
FAQ
Do I have to be fast to run The South CANUM?
No, you do not there is no cut-off time for this event so take your time. … read more
FAQ
What is the terrain like for The South CANUM?
The terrain will be a mixture of natural terrain, mostly paths and plenty of hills. … read more
Route description
Route description

With a total ascent of 2185ft and descent of 2001ft, this hilly mixed terrain ultra has enough hills to get your leg muscles pumping. Traversing the canal pathways, you will pass ancient monuments embracing the historical landscape of the Brecon waterways. Listen to the trickle of the water and observe the passing canal boats as you take your time to conquer this 40 mile Ultra. This route is mostly rural with a smattering of urban landscapes to keep you on your toes. Dive into this fantastic adventure, and make sure to watch your footing when passing by the canal.

Logistics and schedule

05:30 Registration opens at The Fourteen Locks

06:30 Warm-up stretching

06:45 Pre-race chat and AC/DC music

07:00 The South CANUM starts

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.

Mandatory Kit List

  • Appropriate footwear
  • Water container (1litre+)
  • Mobile Phone
  • Compass (or mobile phone app)
  • Headlamp or torch
  • Foil blanket
  • Waterproofs
  • Rucksack
How to get there

Fourteen Locks Canal Centre, Cwm Ln, Rogerstone, Newport NP10 9GN, UK

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Parking

Free parking will be available at the Fourteen Locks Canal Centre.

By Car

If following the sat nav please use the following address: Cwm Lane, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9GN, Wales.

If travelling from London you can take the M4 towards South Wales and Cardiff, turning off at junction 27 onto High Cross and B4591.

By Train

The closest major train station to the Fourteen Locks Canal Centre is Newport which is only a two mile walk or a 15 minute bus journey to the start line. If travelling from London to Newport you can take a train directly from Paddington station to Newport station.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where is The South CANUM start line?
The start line and registration is located at the Fourteen Locks Canal Centre where there will be parking available.
FAQ
Do I have to be fast to run The South CANUM?
No, you do not there is no cut-off time for this event so take your time.
FAQ
What is the terrain like for The South CANUM?
The terrain will be a mixture of natural terrain, mostly paths and plenty of hills.
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40 Miles
7:00am Sat 18th Sep 2021
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