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Beacons Trail Marathon - 11th November 2023

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Beacons Trail Marathon

The Beacons Trail Marathon was introduced back in 2018 after numerous requests from athletes, it is run alongside our Beacons Ultra event and has proved very popular, the 26 mile route follows the classic Beacons Ultra route with a cheeky little climb of Pen y Fan (highest peak in South Wales) and Cribyn thrown in for good measure, The timing of the Beacons Trail Marathon being at the end of the prime UK Ultra season means the event attracts a very mixed range of abilities, with the overriding atmosphere being relaxed and welcoming (although the competitive spirit in some can never die….ha!!). Whatever your ability, you will also be made extremely welcome by what is possibly the friendliest organisers and marshals anywhere on the planet

RACE HQ

Henderson Hall - Talybont-on-Usk - LD3 7YQ

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Beacons Trail Marathon will take place Saturday morning between 08.00 and 09.30 at Race HQ (Henderson Hall)

CAR PARKING

There is 2 options for parking both cost £5 which goes direct to the local community

Talybont Farm, Talybont-on-Usk, LD3 7YJ (2 minutes walk to race HQ)

Talybont on Usk Cattle Market, Station Road, LD3 7JE (8 minutes walk to race HQ)

On race day there will be NO parking at Race HQ (Henderson Hall) and we do ask that you use the official car park and don’t park on the streets adjacent to Henderson Hall, illegally parked cars will be ticketed by the local traffic warden who lives in the village

WHAT YOU GET

  • Exclusive medal for all finishers
  • Prizes from our Race Sponsors for 1st/2nd/3rd in both Men's and Women's race
  • Spot prizes
  • Race Number with chip timing
  • Manned checkpoints along the route with the friendliest Marshalls you will find anywhere. Food at the finish line!
  • Oh, and some of the most wonderful scenery you will find anywhere in the UK, provided it isn't tipping down with rain or that you aren't too shattered to appreciate it

PAYMENT

Entry fee for the Beacon Trail Marathon 2023 will be £45 for the early birds and £55 from the 1st March 2023

RACE LIMITS

The Beacons Trail Marathon entry be limited to 150 entrants. There will NOT be a waiting list

UTMB®

The Beacons Trail Marathon is a UTMB® Index race

WITHDRAWALS/CANCELLATIONS/DEFERALS/REFUNDS

If for any reason you are unable to attend the race, there will not be a refund or an option to defer your entry, however you are welcome to transfer your entry to another competitor via SiEntries, the cut off for transfers is 28 days prior to the start of the event

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