Celtic Trail Races

16 December 2023
Aberdare, uk
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mountains race
54 KM
1 day
400 Runners
Alternate Distances: 
41 KM
   
21 KM
Difficulty:    Advanced
ENTRY FEE:    38.00 gbp

Have some fun at the last race of the year – The Celtic Trail Races!
There are 3 distances to choose from 32 miles, 20 miles and 13 miles – all fully marked and finishing at Dare Valley Country Park. All 3 routes take in the rolling forests of the Vale of Neath and the Rhondda valleys. They follow ancient tracks of Celtic origin, with amazing views across the Brecon Beacons, the Black Mountain, South Wales Valleys and South Wales Coast. The route goes through woodlands, pastures, moorland and mountainsides. It is a fast, fun, runnable route following some of Wales hidden trails.
What your entry fee includes:
Fully marked route
Well stocked checkpoints
Car parking at Dare Valley
Free race photographs
Awesome finishers medal
Race buff
Medical and physiotherapy cover
Electronic timing
Mince pie at the finish!
Fancy dress / Christmas decorations not compulsory – but highly recommended!

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