The Summer Rebellion is a 135 mile (217 Km) Ultra Marathon in Mid Wales starting on 16th of May 2019 and is the Summer version of the popular winter Rebellion The route is along the full length of Glyndŵr's Way National Trail with a total ascent of just over 25,000ft (7700m). The route takes you through some of the most beautiful and remote parts of Mid Wales. Starting in Knighton looping through Machynlleth and then finishing in Welshpool - the route is one of the most picturesque and challenging in the UK.
The Glyndŵr's Way National Trail is an unusual National Trail as it doesn’t follow any particular geographic features or any historic routes. It is named after Owain Glyndŵr who led a rebellion against the English and the last Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales. The Glyndŵr’s Way is an arbitrary route merely linking a variety of towns and villages with Glyndŵr connections. This the reason for its unusual V shape.Have a look at the schedule for more info.
The event is fully catered, have a look at the catering page for more info.
Every competitor is given a GPS tracker so we can see where you are at all times during the race and your family and friends can watch your progress online. The GPS tracker is also equipped with a SOS button, so if you do have a problem we can find you. The event has full medical support supplied by Trail Med (https://www.trailmed.co.uk/). TrailMed have a wealth of experience supporting races of this kind and consist of paramedics and consultant doctors.
If you want or need to withdraw from the event after starting, we will transport you to the stage end where you can arrange your own transport home from there.
The route of the race goes through farm land, farms, private forests and private estates. As such the countryside code must be followed at all times. You are responsible for the opening and closing of gates during the race.
You do not have to have completed any qualifying races prior to entry but you MUST be prepared to be in remote locations for long periods and adverse weather and probably on your own. You are stating that you can employ a level head in difficult conditions and not take unnecessary risks.
The Summer Rebellion is a ITRA and UTMB® qualifying race and has been awarded 5 points by the ITRA and UTMB®
The solo total entry fee is £295. This includes a £60.00 non-refundable deposit.
If you choose a solo installments entry the total fee is £320.00. You will pay the £60.00 non-refundable deposit now followed by 10 payments of £26.00 payable on the first of the month.
If you choose a team installments entry the total fee is £540.00. You will pay the £60.00 non-refundable deposit now followed by 10 payments of £48.00 payable on the first of the month.
If we don’t hear from you and you fail to pay the any of the remaining fee by the required date you will lose your entry to the race and will not be refunded.
After you have entered the race you can cancel at any point before the 1st April 2019 and we’ll refund your entry minus the £60 deposit. You can transfer or defer your entry to the following year at any point before and including the 16th of April. Entries must be paid in-full before they can be deferred. If you wish to transfer your entry it is up to you to find someone to transfer it to, we will not find someone for you. If you transfer your entry the above payment terms then apply to them.
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