Fan Fawr Fell Race
AS 3.2km/305m 2 miles/1000ft
Saturday 1st October 2022 at 2:00pm
Entry Fee: £2 on the day only
Venue: Lay-by opposite Storey Arms on A470 Merthyr to Brecon Road. GR SO983204
Toilets 0.5 miles south. No safety pins.
Age limit: Over 16.
Junior race starts 12:00pm (free entry)
3 races: U17(Y10,11), U15 (Y8,9) , U13 (Y7)
Graham Patten 16:02 1991
Jill Teague 19:16 1991
Organiser: Peter Ryder 01443 775389
Results 2021 (.pdf)
Video 2018 (Paul Dodd)
Fast and furious straight out & back course covering 2miles and 1000ft of ascent. Terrain is exclusively fast, grassy and steep. Sound navigational skills are required in the event of bad weather and full kit & map maybe requested dependant on forecasted weather conditions. Race route is unmarked with one marshal at the summit/turning point.
Junior race is on an adjacent looped course covering 1km/330ft, again on fast grassy terrain. Junior race is well marked and will be Marshaled starting and finishing in same place as senior race. Suitable footwear with robust grip is essential as descent when wet can be very slippery. Parking is available in lay by next to start but can be be limited, alternative parking can be found 0.5mile further Down A470 at Pont ar Daf. Toilets can be found at Pont ar Daf car park. If using this car park please take extreme care when crossing the A470 as this is a very busy major road.