Thursday, 13 August 2009

W/e 'local' fell running, 15/16 August ...

Sat 15 Aug, Elidir Fawr, AS, 5 miles/2800 feet, M: 49.13, F: 59.28. Start 14.00, Vaynol Arms, Nant Peris. EOD £3. Over 16.

Always bring: bumbag, map, compass, whistle, wind/waterproof top & trousers, hat & gloves, suncream ... E&OE, please make your own checks before travelling.

Welsh Perimeter Charity cycle ride. Becki Law is setting out this Sunday to cycle the Welsh perimeter and is seeking sponsorship for a project in Vietnam. It's a ride of ~ 800 miles, taking 8 days and she would like to raise just over £800. Full details on the Eryri Blog site, below. You can make donations at the Elidir race this Saturday (above).

For the latest local running news, check here and WFRA

Advance notices:
Sat 22 Aug. The Tavern. AM. 2.30 p.m. 9m/2900' from Lletty Farm, Llangwyfan, Denbighshire. £4. PM. Over 18. Details: Martin Cortvriend, Dol-y-Caeau, Llangynhafal, LL16 4LN. Tel: 01824 790534. Email: (Lletty farm is at SJ 128 647 on the road between Llangwyfan and Llangynhafal.)
Sun 30 Aug, Ras Y Cnicht, AS, 4.5 miles/1850 feet, Start 11.00, over 18. Croesor, EOD £3.
Mon 31 Aug, Ras Moel Fammau, AS, 4 miles/1235 feet. Start 13.00, Cilcain SJ 176 652. EOD £5.
Sat 5 Sept, Peris Horseshoe, AL 17.5miles/8500feet, M: 3.02, F: 3.28, 11am. Half Peris, AM 8.8miles/4500feet, M: 1.53, F: 2.18, 10.30am. Pre-entry £5/£4 or EOD £6/£5 (incl. soup, roll, mug). Victoria Hotel, Llanberis. (See Mike at Elidir ...).
NEW RACE: Llanfest Fell Race, Sat 12 Sept. 6.5 miles / 1350 feet BM. 12:30pm. Ty'n Llwyfan Farm, Newry Drive, Llanfairfechan (SH 694 741). EOD £3, 11am->. Over 18. WFRA

Cross-Country 2009/10: Sept 26 Colwyn Bay, Oct 10 Lilleshall, Nov 21 Bangor, Jan 16 Wrexham, Feb 7 Oswestry. North Wales Champs, Jan 9th.

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: Extensive cloud with outbreaks of light rain mainly during the later afternoon and evening. Persistent hill fog on higher peaks.
Sunday: Still generally cloudy although there will be some brightness, with spells of sunshine possible during the afternoon. Less windy. Hill fog on highest peaks, but should lift above during the afternoon.

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