Friday, 29 January 2010

W/e 'local' fell running, 30/31 January.

Saturday 30th, North Wales X-C Champs, Rhug Estate, near Corwen. Entries for this event will now also be accepted on the day. Womens race (5.75km) at 1.35 and mens race (10.76km) at 2.15pm. Contact Maggie Oliver for further details, 01286 871494.

Sunday 31st, local run (~2 hours): Beddgelert Forest, Hebog Ridge. Meet at 10am, FC car park, go into the forest at Pont Cae'r-gors, off the A4085 between Rhyd Ddu and Beddgelert, turn left and drive down the forest road towards Beddgelert, (mildly potholed...) then turn right into the car park by tall trees. Marked as 'P' on OS 1:50k & 1:25k. SH 573 502. Optional soup, tea, coffee etc in Ty Mawr cafe, Rhyd Ddu, after.

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' site and WFRA.

10 April, Silent Valley AM, Mourne Mountains, 9.5m/4900ft, British Champs race in Northern Ireland, see Eryri Blog, above, for club trip 9-11 April, travel & accommodation offers (urgent).

Tuesday Night Hill Reps, join the 15-20 men & women meeting each Tuesday, 6pm, Vic Hotel, Llanberis. Ten different hills for an hour or so, various speed groups, so don't worry about getting left behind !

Advance notices:
6 & 7 Feb, Titterstone Clee, AS, & Long Mynd Valleys, AM, near Church Stretton.
7 Feb, Orienteering, Coed Dinorwic, starts 11 to 12.30 from Bus Stop car park SH 591 611. Short, medium and long (5k) courses, easy to tough, for individuals, families & children.
13 Feb, Ras Tarren Hendre, AM, Abergynolwyn.
20 Feb, Ras Moel y Ci, BS, Tregarth.
6 March, Pipe Dream, AS, Dolgarrog.
5/6/7 March, LLAMFF 2010, Llanberis Mountain Film Festival .
13 March, Moel Wnion, AM, Rachub, Bethesda.
20 March, Ras yr Aran, AM, Llanuwchllyn, Bala.

Cross-Country 2009/10: Last League event, Feb 6 Oswestry.
Contact Maggie Oliver for further details, 01286 871494.

Eryri Mountain Running Club Champs 2010, on the Eryri Blog link above.

Eryri Harriers annual club membership runs from the end of March. If you would like to join, re-join or renew, please contact:

Menai Track & Field, weekday training at Treborth

Weekend weather
Saturday: Mostly dry with sunny spells, and the odd wintry shower. Cold, particularly around the peaks in brisk northwesterly winds. Visibility generally good and the freezing level is expected to be around 200 metres.
Sunday: Very similar to Saturday with sunny spells, and the odd wintry shower. Lighter northwesterly winds, but still feeling cold. Good visibility and freezing levels around 100 metres.

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