Sun, 22 Nov | Castell Cas-gwent / Chepstow Castle

Wye Valley 23k

Registration is Closed
Wye Valley 23k

Time & Location

22 Nov 2020, 07:00
Castell Cas-gwent / Chepstow Castle, 1 Bridge St, Chepstow NP16 5EY, UK

About the Event

Essential Information:

This run is limited to fifteen attendees. You must RSVP to attend. You should receive an email with your registration confirmation automatically. If your plans change, please email us using contact@bristoltrailrunners.co.uk to cancel your registration.

Event Information:

One of BTR's longer runs starting at Chepstow Castle, there is an immediate climb up to the start of the Wye Valley Trail, from there we run along undulating woodland trails to a steep climb to the Eagles Nest viewpoint, then onto Tintern Abbey. From the Abbey we run along the riverbank to Brockwier, from Brockwier we climb up to Offa's Dyke Trail and return to Chepstow along woodland trails via the Devils Pulpit.

Distance - Approx. 23km

Elevation - Approx. 767m

Terrain - Woodland trails, steep climbs, trip hazards.

Difficulty - Intermediate / Advanced

Leader - Jason Dickson

To take part in this event you should be able to run 10k in 55 minutes or less. The average pace on the route will be around 6-7/mpkm.

Essential Kit:

Trail running shoes

Waterproof jacket with taped seams

Extra warm layer in waterproof bag

Minimum 300kcal of food

Minimum 1L of water (more if it is hot)

Head torch with spare batteries

Fully charged mobile phone

Survival bag or blanket

Small first aid kit

Gloves and a warm hat or buff

Hand sanitiser and face mask

Warm and dry clothes in the car + a towel

Extra food, water and a hot drink in the car