Thursday, 22 October 2009

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

Sat 24th October, Snowdonia Marathon, pre-entry only, start 10.30 Nant Peris. Men finishing in Llanberis around 1.00pm, women around 1.30pm. Spectators welcome around the course.

Sat 24 & Sun 25, OMM, Builth Wells / Elan Valley. Pre-entry only. Good luck to all local runners, live updates on

Chris Near is looking for marshals for the Penmaenmawr Fell race on Sat 14 Nov (below). It passes through scenic areas of the Carneddau and Conwy Valley. If you are able to help, please contact Chris on 01492 621189 or

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

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

Advance notices:
Sun 1 Nov, Clwydian Hills, 9m/3100ft, 11am Cilcain Village Hall SJ 177 653, New course, over 18, £5. Peter Taylor 07711 390 624.
Sat 7 Nov, Rhobell Fawr, 6m/1900ft, 12 noon, £4, Llanfachreth SH 756 225, Coed y Brenin. Tony Hodgson 07789 915 488.
Sat 14 Nov, Penmaenawr Fell Race 11m/1500ft Sat 10:30 am £5 * Pre entry only* at Race details
Sat 21 Nov, cross-country, Treborth playing fields, Bangor.
Sun 22 Nov, Wrekin Wrecker, details

The next WFRA Navigation Course will be on Sunday 15th November in Llanberis, see WFRA site (above).

Cross-Country 2009/10: Nov 21 Bangor, Jan 16 Wrexham, Feb 6 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
Saturday: It will be a cloudy day with occasionally heavy rain and widespread hill fog. South to southwest winds will be strong, perhaps gusting to gale force at times, especially over higher peaks and ridges.
Sunday: It will be brighter with sunny spells and scattered showers, perhaps heavy in the west especially. Southwesterly winds will be strong and gust to gale force near showers.

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