– Start + 2 laps – 4.7 miles
Women start approx. 5 mins after the men (to avoid congestion on narrow
parts of the course)
NOTE – Start, road crossing and finish have
moved. Also the section towards the ruins has changed.
All the changes are only a short distance from the
car park - please take time to view prior to the race.
Course is stone pathway and grassed areas with a short section of
Lots of exposed tree roots and lose stone in the wooded areas.
The grass sections are likely to be muddy.
There is also a shallow water crossing (4 to 5 strides long).
Please enjoy the race but take care and listen out for any directions from the
Studs or trainers – no spikes
If you see a runner in difficulty please contact the nearest marshal or if
necessary give them assistance (it’s “the done thing” in WGXC). St Johns Ambulance will be on station in the car park.
Race numbers to be worn on chest – not on shorts or number belts please. It
makes it a lot easier for the recorders. Headphones are NOT allowed
We will be sharing the park with the public (kids, dogs, bikes, etc) please be
This is one of the more challenging courses in the league, please ensure that it
is within your capability. Ask your team mates for advice or come along to the Gnoll for a trial jog with me (Steve Hames) I will post times and dates on FB.
Registration 0930 to 1045 – go to the lakeside of the centre not the main entrance.
Entry Fee £4 Welsh Athletics affiliated, £6 non affiliated
Parking is limited (please share cars where poss) NO COACHES
£2.60 for 4 hours (card or cash at machine)
Café open in visitor centre for hot/cold drinks and snacks.
Fingers crossed for some tidy weather!!