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Sun, 13 Jun


Taf Fechan Forest Carpark

Coached Session - Intro To Fell Running (Pen Y Fan)

Perfect for those who don't feel ready for our club mountain runs yet, or those who want to gain some experience in the fells.

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Coached Session - Intro To Fell Running (Pen Y Fan)
Coached Session - Intro To Fell Running (Pen Y Fan)

Time & Location

13 Jun 2021, 10:00 – 14:00

Taf Fechan Forest Carpark, Dyfed, Kings Rd, Llandovery CF48 2UT, UK


About the Event

Event Information

This coached session is pefect for runners who don't feel ready to join our mountainous club runs, or those who want to gain some experience in the fells and enjoy a great day out! We will meet at the Taf Fechen Forest Car Park and take on the Pen Y Fan Horseshoe at a very steady and forgiving pace. Summiting Fan Y Big, Cribyn, Pen Y Fan and Corn Du. Runners should still be able to run 20km, albeit slowly. 

Approximate Distance: 20km

Approximate Elevation: 1100m

Expected Terrain: Sheep trails, rocky paths, lots of ascent and descent

Coach: Joe Wenman

Entry Requirements: Able to run 20km on the flat without walking. 

Essential Kit:

All kit on this list is essential, regardless of the weather or your exerience level. We will be completing kit spot checks for safety.

  • Trail running shoes
  • Head torch with spare batteries
  • Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Minimum 1000ml of water
  • Some form of sodium in food or drink
  • Minimum 400kcal of food
  • Fully charged mobile phone
  • Survival bag or foil blanket
  • Gloves and warm hat or buff
  • Spare, warm change of clothes in the car
  • Towel in the car
  • Spare food and drink in the car
  • Hand sanatizer and face mask

Recommended Extra Kit:

  • First Aid Kit
  • Map and compass

Other Information

  • You must register on this page to attend
  • If your plans change, please revisit this page to cancel your attendance so another member can take your place
  • Do not attend this run if you are not medically well or injured in any way
  • You must socially distance at all BTR events
  • You must always listen to instructions and guidance provided by BTR run leaders


  • Coached Session Ticket

    All members must purchase a ticket. Tickets are free for Run & Improve members.

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