Wednesday, 12 May 2010

W/e 'local' fell running, 15/16 May.

As of this week, this 'W/e 'local' fell running update' will be moving to the new Eryri Harriers website under 'Mountain, Latest News'.

Sat 15 May, Ras Moel Eilio. Start 13.00. AM 8miles/3000ft, M: 58.36, F: 72.44. Junior races (No Walking event this year). Registration from 11.00, Padarn Lake hotel, Llanberis. EOD minimum donation £4, proceeds to cancer research through Bangor Hospital.

No midweek race next week, 18th.
Next one, Tuesday 25th May, Midweek Fell Race Series #6, Abergwyngregyn. Register from 6.30pm, Hen Felin cafe. Start 7.15pm. EOD £1.50. Mike Blake 07778 145 144.

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 the new Eryri website ( and WFRA (

* Marshals needed for Ras Moel Eilio, if you can help, please contact Arwel on 01248 671 202.
* Marshals needed for Lletty Fell Race, if you can help, please contact Martin on 01824 790 534.

Vaynol 10K, Weds 30 June. Entries now open and limited to 300. Entry forms at You may need to 'right-click' and 'Save' the PDF, print your email address very carefully.

Al Tye says that he discovered some unseen pics from the 2007 Pen Fell Race, now up at

TWINNING VISIT TO LANDERNEAU, July 1st to 5th, 2010.
For the past eight years the club has had a twinning exchange with the running club in Landerneau, Brittany. This year they have invited us to take part in a 10 or 20 km race on the Ile de Batz, near Roscoff, on Sunday 4th July. A minibus will be going, probably overnight Thursday and returning Monday. Accommodation is with our friends in the Landerneau club. Could any club members who are interested in going or need further information, please contact Maggie Oliver on 01286 871494 as soon as possible. Arrangements will need to be finalised soon.

Advance notices:
SAT. MAY 22. LLETTY. AM. 2.30 p.m. 9m/2900'. Venue: Lletty Farm, Llangynhafal, Denbighshire. GR 128647. £5.00, on day. PM. Over 18. M: 01.25.12; F: 01.31.31. Martin Cortvriend, 01824 790534. Email: Website:
May: 25th, Aber (evg). 29th, Cader Idris.
June: 5th, Welsh 1000m. 8th, Yr Aran, Rhyd Ddu (evg), 12th, Foel Fras. 19th, Moel Hebog. 22nd, 3 Hills, Pen (evg). 29th, Llanberis (evg).
10 July, Tal y Fan. 17 July, Moel Siabod. 24 July, Ras Yr Wyddfa.
14 Aug, Y Garn. 21 Aug, Elidir. 24 Aug, Tryfan Dash. 25 Aug, Ras y Mynydd. 29 Aug, Cnicht. 30 Aug, Moel Famau.
4 Sept, Ras Llanfest. 11 Sept, Peris.
3 Oct, Arenig Fawr.

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: A fairly good day with a mixture of sunny spells and a few scattered showers. The showers are likely to develop by midday and could be locally heavy. There will be a fresh northwesterly wind.
Sunday: Another day of sunny spells and scattered showers. The showers again could be quite heavy with a risk of thunder. Fresh and gusty north-westerly wind.

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