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Saturday 25th May 2024

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Tuesday 20th February 2024
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Saturday 18th May 2024
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Entry Fees
UKA Member - Marathon   £55.00   
Non Member - Marathon   £57.00   
UKA Member - 10 Miles   £24.00   
Non Member - 10 Miles   £26.00   
Jonathan Rees

The OTT Trail Marathon is BACK with an additional 10 mile race as an alternative to the marathon! Based within the fantastic Brecon Beacons, the views will not disappoint . Start and Finish at Parkwood – this looped course takes in Pen Y Fan from Graig Fan Ddu before heading up Fan Y Big before heading over to Talybont Reservoir for the final climb up Tor y Foel for the marathon.

The 10 miler follows the marathon to Checkpoint 1 where you will leave the marathon route and follow the forestry tracks back to Dolygaer.

A love for the following are a must:- mountains trails, fantastic views, and cakes at aid stations.

All finisher shall receive a OTT Trail Marathon coaster and buff.

You’ll need the following compulsory kit on the day FOR THE MARATHON: 
Mobile phone(fully Charged at the start)
Hydration (minimum of 1 liter)
Foil blanket or Bivi Bag  
Food & Emergency Rations (400 Cals emergency rations)
Basic 1st aid kit 
Head torch or torch 
Waterproof jacket and trousers (Tapped seems)
Warm Layer, hat, and Gloves 
Head torch
Bag/Ruck Sack  

For the 10 mile race, compulsory kit is:
First aid kit
Bivvy/Foil blanket
500ml of water
Waterproof jacket

There are 3 checkpoints for the marathon and 1 for the 10 mile race:

– Checkpoint 1  at 7 miles.
– (MARATHON ONLY) Checkpoint 2 at 14.5 miles
– (MARATHON ONLY) Checkpoint 3 at  20.5 miles.

The cutoff for this the marathon is at Checkpoint 3 at 15:00. This is 6 hours after the start of the race, so a pace of 20mins/mile or quicker is required of entrants.

For the 10 mile race, you have to check in at checkpoint 1 before heading off to the finish line.

Marathon Briefing - 08:50
Marathon Start – 09:00

10 miler Briefing - 09:50
10 miler start - 10:00

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Event Location
Parkwood Dolygaer, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2UR