Longtown Llanthony Loop Fell Race
Saturday 14th April 2018 2.00pm
Enter on line (www.entrycentral.com/longtown-llanthony-loop) or Enter on the day.
A NEW event in the South Wales Calendar. This tough event is the 'Big Brother' of the Darrens Dash Hill Race and starts and finishes in the village of Longtown (HR2 0LD), Herefordshire. The stunning route crosses Hatterrall Ridge via Loxidge Tump and descends steeply to Llanthony Priory before ascending to the 552m trig point and returning to Longtown via the Rhiw.
This is a serious fell race (Category 'AM') - Distance 8 miles, Height gain 2600ft. Full kit must be carried (Body and leg cover, Hat, Gloves, Map, Compass, Whistle).
The event proceeds will go to the Longtown OEC Bursary Fund to enable deprived youngsters to experience their own outdoor adventures in the local area.
The 2018 course map can be found here: https://www.goodrunguide.co.uk/RouteMap/MyRoutes/554473/Footpath
Category prizes (fell race categories are used)
Minimum age 16. No dogs please - lambing will be in progress.
Car Parking, refreshments, changing rooms and hot showers at the Event Centre.
(Longtown Outdoor Learning Centre, HR2 OLD.)"