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Rhondda Rollercoaster

Sat 13th May 2017

Event Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Wales / The Rhondda
Local Group
South Wales
Distance / Time Limit
26.5 or 16ml. in 11hr
Start Time
Start: 08.00 (09.00 Runners on 26ml and ALL on 16ml)
From Trehafod Community Village Hall, Trehafod, CF37 4NF A visually spectacular spring walk of 26.5ml with 5000ft ascent or 16ml with 2900ft ascent in the famous Rhondda valleys of South Wales. Views of the Brecon Beacons, the South Wales Valleys, Exmoor and the Gower will be experienced on the route that will take walkers to Mynydd Y Glyn, Mynydd William Meyrick, The Bwlch and Llanwonno. This event is organised by the South Wales group of the LDWA and is open to non-LDWA members
General Notes
To access the event venue follow the A4058 from Pontypridd. 500 metres after leaving Hopkinstown, turn left over narrow bridge into Barry Sidings Countryside Park (signposted with small brown signs) where there will be ample parking available. The c.p. is at GR ST054908. Please do not park elsewhere in the village. Trehafod Community Village Hall is 600m from the c.p. Bus & train services available. All entrants to bring a mug. SEF accepted or enter online. Organised by South Wales Group. The route description & GPX files will be available for download from the South Wales LDWA website from March 2017. We regret that due to the fact that the Rhondda Hills are sheep country and because lambing will be well under way, dogs are not permitted on the event. NO ENTRIES OTD. MAXIMUM 280 ENTRIES
David Morgan 12 Rockfield Rise, Undy, Monmouthshire, NP26 3FG
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Entry Details:

Entry: £9 26ml, £7 16ml (non LDWA 26ml £14, 16ml £12)
Cheques Payable To
South Wales LDWA
Standard Entry Form
Yes - SAE not required if email address is given


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