Thursday, 27 August 2009

W/e 'local' fell running, 29/30/31 August ...

Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, best wishes to all those taking part in the various races. Have a look at the website for inspiration.

Sun 30 Aug, Ras Y Cnicht, AS, 4.5 miles/1850 feet, M: 32.32, F: 37.45. Start 11.00, over 18. Croesor SH 631 447, EOD £3.

Mon 31 Aug, Ras Moel Fammau, AS, 4 miles/1235 feet, M: 27.36, F: 32.20. Start 13.00, Cilcain SJ 176 652. EOD £5. Also Juniors 11-15, 1.5-mile road race £1.

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

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

Advance notices:
Sat 5 Sept, Peris Horseshoe, AL 17.5 miles/8500 feet, 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. (Organiser Mike Blake ).
Sat 12 Sept, Pumlumon Challenge, 27 miles / 5500 feet (enter by 5 Sept).
Sat 12 Sept, North Wales Junior fell racing Championships, ages 8 to 18, Summit cafe, Great Orme, start 12.00, £2.
Sat 12 Sept, New Race, Llanfest Fell Race, 6.5 miles / 1350 feet BM. 12:30pm. Ty'n Llwyfan Farm, Newry Drive, Llanfairfechan (SH 694 741). > EOD £3, 11am->. Over 18. WFRA
Sun 13 Sept, Stretton Skyline, BL 18 miles / 4450 feet.

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.

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Weekend weather
Saturday: Bright, chilly and very blustery, with a mix of sunny intervals and occasional heavy showers. The showers generally passing through quite quickly on the strong and gusty wind, but with an added risk of hail and lightning. Feeling cold on the mountain peaks, with a significant wind chill.
Sunday: Cloudy and damp, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, especially during the afternoon. Milder temperatures, but with a strengthening southwesterly wind.
Monday: Mainly fair, although thickening cloud may bring rain to the Park late in the day. Quite warm when the sun's out, but with a fairly strong southwesterly wind blowing.

Snowdonia Mountain Forecast

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