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The VOGUM 2022
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 4th Jun 2022
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
Based on location
Some Serious Climbs
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station, Eastern Promenade, Porthcawl CF36 3BN, UK
This hilly fully-marked course will take you 40 miles along the coastal paths from Porthcawl to Penarth in Wales. As you traverse this trail you will explore fantastic beaches, cliffs, and castles. You will stop by at checkpoints as you go to recharge, refuel and rest. Along this route there will be 6 checkpoints where you can get your hands on snacks, drinks, and maybe even a beer if you feel up to it. This dramatic landscape is one not to miss in this bucket list adventure. Make sure to come prepared for a rather hilly and challenging 40 mile route. As this event has no cut-off time there will be plenty of time to take in the breathtaking scenery.
- Finisher's Medal
- BRAV socks
- Post-race care
- Professionally organised event
- Fully-marked course
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?
Registration will open in Porthcawl at 5:30am.
Is there a cut-off time for the VOGUM?
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?
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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