Thursday, 21 May 2009

W/e 'local' fell running, 23/24/25 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.

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

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

Advance notices:

Tuesday evening race 26th May. Start 7.15pm, Abergwyngregyn, Felin Hen caffi. EOD £1.50. (Please register at 6.30 if you can).

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

October 3rd, Exmoor 30:30 - a challenge for teams of 5 to carry 30lbs pp over 30 miles of Exmoor. Free entry, £1,000 to be raised for one of four charities.

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: Maybe rather cloudy at first on Saturday but should steadily brighten and then fine and dry with some sunshine. Feeling pleasantly warm with just a light and variable breeze.
Sunday: Dry with a good deal of sunshine and just a light and variable breeze.
Monday: Cloudier and could bring some patchy light rain, especially in the south and east of the area. The cloud above the summits keeping the day fog free. The wind continuing light and variable.

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