Rhayader Round the Lakes


30 km Race

The 30km Race is a demanding race which runs through the picturesque countryside of the Elan Valley, over one of the most scenic courses in the British Isles.

The race starts from Bryntirion Lane a short distance from the Leisure Centre in Rhayader and will take you out around the lovely Elan Valley Reservoirs and finishes in The Smithfield in Rhayader.

Please Note the route is very exposed to the weather conditions, with cold weather along with rain possible on the day, please ensure you bring suitable clothing on the day.

Runners have to display their race numbers on the front of their race top, failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Chipped Timing will be in use for the race

Cyclists must go against the flow of runners to avoid any accusations of pacing, any runner found or appearing to be assisted by anyone on a cycle or car will be automatically disqualified.

No roads are closed for the event, therefore you are requested not to wear ear phones for your safety, and be able to hear marshal's instructions at all times along with traffic. Wearing of ear phones may result in disqualification.

Please don't throw our empty gel packets, drink bottles or litter over the hedge / fence into the fields, please drop off any litter at a marshal point or water station. Anyone found littering will be automatically disqualified.

Water Stations will provide water, Mars Bars (Mars) and Jelly Babies (Bassetts) please note we do not provide Energy Gels or Energy Drinks.


5 Mile Race    
    

The 5 Mile race starts up in the Elan Valley and finishes in Rhayader, a bus takes runners up to the start.

Runners have to display their race numbers on the front of their race top, failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Cyclists must go against the flow of runners to avoid any accusations of pacing, any runner found or appearing to be assisted by anyone on a cycle or car will be automatically disqualified.

No roads are closed for the event, therefore you are requested not to wear ear phones for your safety, and be able to hear marshal's instructions at all times along with traffic. Wearing of ear phones may result in disqualification.

Please don't throw our empty gel packets, drink bottles or litter over the hedge / fence into the fields, please drop off any litter at a marshal point or water station. Anyone found littering will be automatically disqualified. 

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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