The VOGUM 2022
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Join this unforgettable 40 mile ultra for the breathtaking views of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. On this great trek, take in the beautiful coastal scenery as you meander along the coastal paths from Porthcawl to Penarth. Come to earn the coveted Pegasus finisher's medal and to test your limits.
Sat, 4 Jun 2022
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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Where and when
RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station, Eastern Promenade, Porthcawl CF36 3BN, UK
Sat, 4 Jun 2022
Here's what races are available for The VOGUM 2022
Picture the scene… clear sky, warm weather and the sun beating down as you glide your way along the Wales Coast Path. Remember, this is Wales and anything goes when it comes to the summer weather.
This Challenge is perfect for anyone looking to push themselves, all whilst having a good time with other members of the community. The route will be clearly marked with checkpoints and aid stations to keep all on course and get you to the finish line safely.
The Vale Coast Path
This invigorating route takes in golden beaches, dramatic cliffs, Ogmore Castle and the infamous stepping stones. 40 miles of this amazing path runs through the Glamorgan Heritage Coast from Porthcawl in the West to Penarth in the East.
Point of Interest
Ogmore Castle was one of a number of fortifications built in the late eleventh/early twelfth century to secure the Vale of Glamorgan which had been seized by Robert Fitzhamon and his retainers. After you cross the infamous stepping stones, take a look to your left.
- Infamous Pegasus Medal
- Fully Loaded Checkpoints
- Post Race Care
- Professionally organised event and much more…
How to get there
RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station, Eastern Promenade, Porthcawl CF36 3BN, UKGet full directions
There is parking located by the start line along the Porthcawl Esplanade.
Porthcawl is directly East of London. Take the M4 for 163 miles and come off at junction 37 to Porthcawl/Pyle/Pil.
If travelling from London you can take the Swansea bound Paddington station train to Bridgend. From Bridgend, you can take a 23 minute bus straight to Porthcawl.
Event day logistics
05:30 Registration opens
06:45 Pre-race chat and AC/DC music
07:00 The VOGUM starts
Exact registration and start line locations will available closer to the date.
Mandatory Kit List
- Appropriate footwear
- Water container (1litre+)
- Mobile Phone
- Compass (or mobile phone app)
- Headlamp or torch
- Foil blanket
This event has no cut-off time, and the organiser will allow you to finish if you are physically capable to do so.
All checkpoints will be manned and will be fully stocked with snacks, fruit, drinks, music, and a few beers.
Pegasus Ultra Running
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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.
When does registration open for the VOGUM 2022?
Registration will open in Porthcawl at 5:30am.
Is there a cut-off time for the VOGUM 2022?
No, there is not a cut-off time for the VOGUM so feel free to take as much time as you need.
What kit do I need for the VOGUM 2022?
You must bring: Appropriate footwear, water container (1litre+), mobile phone, compass (or mobile phone app), head lamp or torch, foil blanket, waterproofs, rucksack.
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