Thursday, 14 May 2009

W/e 'local' fell running, 16/17 May ...

"Possibly the most classic 8-mile fell race in Wales ..."
Sat 16 May, Ras Moel Eilio, AM 8miles/3000ft, M: 58.36, F: 72.44. Start 13.00. Walking event starts 11.00. Registration from 10.00, Heights Hotel, Llanberis. EOD minimum donation £4, proceeds to Cancer Research. Marshals needed, if you can help, please call Tim on 07500 927 037.

Always bring: bumbag, map, compass, whistle, wind/waterproof top & trousers, hat & gloves. (Ras Foel Fras ... !).
E&OE, please make your own checks before travelling.

For the latest local running news, check this Eryri 'blog' site: and WFRA

Advance notices:
No evening race on Tuesday 19th May. Next race, Abergwyngregyn, 26 May.
Sun 24 May, Ras Carneddau, AM 9.2miles/4200ft, M: 1.41, F: 1.57. Start 12.00. George Inn, Carneddi, Bethesda SH625672. EOD £4.
Sat 30 May, Ras Cader Idris, AM 10.5miles/3000feet, M: 1.21, F: 1.33. Start 13.00. Eldon Sq, Dolgellau. £7, £10 EOD.
Sat 6th June, Welsh 1000m Peaks Race, Abergwyngregyn to Snowdon, 20miles/8900ft, pre-entry by 26th May,
Weds 1st July, Vaynol Park 10k, pre-entry only by 29th June or when 300 reached. Forms from or

Eryri Harriers annual club membership runs from the end of March. If you would like to join, re-join or renew, please contact

Weekend Mountain Forecast for Snowdonia
Saturday: Very close to the centre of the low pressure area. So likely to see light winds but also the risk of some slow moving, heavy and thundery showers. Also some drier, brighter spells after early mist and fog breaks.
Sunday: Some dry and bright spells, especially in the West of the region. Otherwise continuing rather cloudy with further outbreaks of showery rain from time to time. The wind setting into a light east or northeasterly.

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