Run to the Castle 2013

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21/11/2012 at 15:11

Who fancies a little 40 miler up the Welsh Coast next August?? Starting in Aberdovey.

New for 2013.

08/01/2013 at 15:21

Ran the course a couple of weeks ago. It was amazing scenery!! 

Loz
18/06/2013 at 08:52
Bumping this up, anyone doing it?
18/06/2013 at 09:54

There's about 43 people on the entry list so far Loz.  Going down on Sunday to run some more of it!

Loz
18/06/2013 at 23:30
Looks good!
19/06/2013 at 09:03

You coming along? And its bank holiday so can have a few days R&R on the Welsh Coast.

 

20/06/2013 at 12:47

Is this the only Ultra in the UK where you get to run through a nudist beach??

07/08/2013 at 12:51

Are you running it Loz?

08/08/2013 at 13:23

You run through a nudist ebach? are you still able to wear running gear

09/08/2013 at 06:22

I just signed up for this, anyone done it before

15/08/2013 at 08:18

I'm in-signed up last night

15/08/2013 at 15:39

A nudist beach..in Wales..thud!! Right then, anyone reassure me that this is easy to follow? Not liking the kit list mentioning a compass!!

17/08/2013 at 20:19

 

hta...what's the terrain like-you seem to have good knowledge of the course.last minute entry but have no time to recce.Any advice appreciateed

 

 

 

 

21/08/2013 at 22:24

It's my first ultra. Well excited. Still lacking a compass though... Surely should be ok if u just keep the sea on your left?!!

22/08/2013 at 06:36

I won't be taking a compass but there will be people all the way I guess, I will be taking my phone which has a compass download so I'm told, not that I know how to use one. Best advice above, keep sea to the left,

22/08/2013 at 11:22

My first ultra too apart from solo Thunder Run! Have compass, hope not to have to use it though. Instructions very comprehensive which worries me a bit, does this mean there is much room for error

23/08/2013 at 05:51

funny enough looking at the race last night, not far for me im from neath lol looks like im in,got born to run 40 miler in march as well

pmo
23/08/2013 at 09:09

Running man - the compass appears to be mandatory - probably best to pick one up, would be a shame to DNS for the sake of £5....

pmo
23/08/2013 at 12:23

Hello all - the Wales Coast Path is dead easy to follow, you shouldn't have any problems navigating, (keep the sea on your left is a good start!)

One big hill around Barmouth, I make it around 1,500' ascent over 40 miles which is nothing,(each lap at TR24 was 500') - the Garmin route shown on the website isn't accurate, (elevation correction is disabled)

There seems to be a lot of beach sections, so hopefully the sand is relatively hard-packed. I'll be in trail shoes but Denzil has said that trail or road would be OK!

Running Man - I have a spare compass I can loan you, I think you're staying at the Tywyn campsite, (Pall Mall) - I'll try to remember to chuck it in the car before I leave.

See you all tomorrow, (or tonight if you're camping @ Tywyn!)

 Oh - and in case you haven't seen the Facebook updates, you might need £1 for the toll bridge @ Barmouth 

Edited: 23/08/2013 at 12:25
26/08/2013 at 14:35

Was great to meet you at last GeeeM!

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