Beacons Way Ultra 100 Mile or 100 km

27 July 2024 - 28 July 2024
Abergavenny, uk
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, UK (Wales)
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mountains race
164 KM
2 days
200 Runners
Alternate Distances: 
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Difficulty:    Advanced
ENTRY FEE:    169 GBP

#RaceAcrossBreconBeacons 2024: CHOOSE from 100 Beautiful Miles or 100 KM traversing the Brecon Beacons National Park. 100 Mile starts from the heart of Abergavenny amongst the majestic ruins of Abergavenny Castle and following the Beacons Way National Trail with upto 10 Checkpoints along the way, the event has all the hallmarks of a classic, inspiring runners to take on this epic challenge!

With 6143m of Ascent (20100 ft) over 100 miles, Live Online GPS Tracking via GB Race Tracker, breathtaking views and amazing support from the #GBUltras team, the event also attains UTMB/ITRA mountain points with Optional transport back to the Start Venue after the event.

Finishers earn a ‘Beacons Way Ultra 100 Mile’ Buckle or 100km Medal.

The route follows the Official trail of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Beacons Way. The ability to navigate is expected during this event and runners must therefore have map reading skills. 

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

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Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

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Increase of up to 1500 metres

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Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

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Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

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First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.