Thursday, 3 September 2009

W/e 'local' fell running, 5/6 September ...

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 ).

Sun 6 Sept, Source of the Severn, 9.2 miles / 1300 feet, Hafren Forest, see WFRA below.

There's an update about Becki's successful Charity Welsh Perimeter 800-mile Ride on the Eryri blog, below. You can hand-in sponsorship money at the Peris registration desk this Saturday (it would help if you put it in an envelope with 'Welsh Perimeter Ride' & your name on - thank you).

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 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. Map on WFRA
Sun 13 Sept, Stretton Skyline, BL 18 miles / 4450 feet.
Sat 26 Sept, this season's cross-country kicks-off at Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay.

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 weather, Snowdonia Mountain Forecast
Saturday: Cloudy at first with patchy light rain or drizzle and hill fog. Becoming dry and brighter during the morning with the cloud lifting and breaking. Winds west or northwesterly 20 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 40 mph.
Sunday: Dry but also rather cloudy. Risk of some patchy hill fog at first, particualarly in the west. Becoming increasingly windy during the afternoon, with rain and hill fog arriving by the evening. The wind increasing to a strong southerly with a risk of gales on high ground.

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