Thursday, 6 August 2009

W/e 'local' fell running, 8/9 August ...

Sat 8 Aug, Gladstone 9, AM, 9 miles/2800 feet, M: 1.16, F: 1.25, start 13.00, over 18. Gladstone Hotel, Dwygyfylchi, Penmaenmawr SH 729 772. EOD £4. see WFRA website.

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 shortly attempting to cycle around Wales and is seeking sponsorship for a project in Vietnam.
Starting on the 15th August she will be attempting to cycle the perimeter of Wales, starting and finishing in Bangor. It is going to involve cycling approximately 800 miles, taking 8 days and she would like to raise just over £800. Full details on the Eryri Blog site, below.

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

Advance notices:
Weds 12 Aug, Ponderosa, BS, 4 miles/950 feet. Start 19.00 Horseshoe Pass, see WFRA website.
Sat 15 Aug, Elidir Fawr, AS, 5 miles/2800 feet. Start 14.00, Nant Peris.
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.

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: Occasional fog patches at low levels and in sheltered valleys, but this clears and it should be another largely dry morning with some sunny spells. Cloud will increase in the afternoon and there is a chance of showers developing and continuing into the evening. Visibility generally moderate but occasionally poor or less than 200 metres in fog patches in the morning. Becoming good in the afternoon but perhaps dipping to moderate or poor again in any showers. Hill fog patches at low levels at the very start of the day, but these lift to affect only the summits by the middle of the day. Maximum winds above 500m Westerly 10-15mph becoming southwesterly 15-20mph with gusts to 30mph. Temperature, Valleys 13 C rising to 16 C. At 900 m 8 C.
Sunday: Scattered light showers are expected in the morning, merging to give longer periods of rain in the afternoon and evening.

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