BLACK MOUNTAINS ULTRA 50, MARATHON, HALF MARATHON & 12KM

3 June 2023
Crickhowell, uk
BLACK MOUNTAINS, Powys, UK (Wales)
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trail race
80 KM
1 day
300 Runners
Alternate Distances: 
41 KM
   
20 KM
   
16 KM
ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 42KM
Difficulty:    Brutal
ENTRY FEE:    85 GBP

It’s no secret that the secluded trails of the Black Mountains are our favourite place to hold events. This time we’re bringing you a challenging 50 Mile Ultra and Marathon, half marathon & 12km  that will take you on an epic tour of our favourite mountains. Whether you’re familiar with those distances, or this is your first time attempting it, our aim is to support you as best we can so you can enjoy every second of your day. A self navigation experience with exceptional support on the day. Last year we saw even the most experienced runner battle to conquer these majestic mountains which are less known however have a sting in their tale. Head to the website for more information

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

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Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

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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.