Friday, 7 May 2010

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

Sat 8th May, Ras Carneddau, AM, 9.2 miles / 4,200 feet. M: 1.41.45, F: 1.57.47. Over 18. Start 12 noon (1 mile away). Register early @ George Inn, Carneddi, Bethesda (SH 625 672). EOD £4. Details on WFRA.

Tuesday 11 May, Midweek Fell Race Series #5, Moel y Gest. Register from 6.30pm, Tyddyn Llwyn campsite (SH 562 383, 1/2 a mile along Morfa Bychan road out of Porthmadog). Start 7.15pm. EOD £1.50. Mike Blake 07778 145 144.

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 (

Marshals needed for Ras Moel Eilio, if you can help, please contact Tim, 07500 927 037, or Jayne, 07881578105,

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.

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.

The new Eryri Harriers website is live at In the next few weeks, all the info on this blog site will move to the new club website, and that will become the source of news, results, photos and events.

Advance notices:
Sat 15 May, Ras Moel Eilio, AM 8miles/3000ft, M: 58.36, F: 72.44. Over 18. Start 13.00. Walking event starts 11.00. Registration from 10.00, Community Centre, Llanberis (SH 582 599). EOD minimum donation £4, proceeds to cancer research through YGH.

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: Some sunshine is likely first thing and may persist all day in the west, but cloud will increase from the east during the morning. This will bring outbreaks of rain or drizzle by evening, although these should be mainly light. Freezing level 1000m.
Sunday: Although probably cloudy during the morning, any remaining rain should have cleared by dawn. Thereafter, it will become brighter through the day with sunny spells developing. Staying dry with moderate northeasterly winds and freezing level around the summits.

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