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The Great Welsh Ultra 200km

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Saturday 18th September 2021

Entries Open
Sunday 1st November 2020 at 07:00
Entries Close
Monday 30th August 2021
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £195.00   

Includes booking fee

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Organisers - Dave Talbot, Mike Alexander

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JOURNEY THROUGH TIME
The route starts in Machynlleth, an historic town that was once the administrative captial of Wales, it follows Glyndwr's Way, the Wye Valley Way, the Black Mountains, and into Cardiff, the modern-day capital of Wales. A spectacular 200km route along National Trails, peaceful rivers, remote hills, mountains and villages, finishing at Cardiff's Millenium Centre.
 
The inaugural Great Welsh Ultra will start in Machynlleth at 4am on 18th Sep 2021. You have 40 hours to make it to the finish line in Cardiff Bay (8pm on 19th Sep 2021).
 
THE ROUTE
This is a single-stage event with 7 Check Points with nutrition, water, hot drinks & encouragement roughly every 28km. One of which will be a dedicated village hall where there will be hot food, hot drinks, floor-space for sleeping, toilets, your drop-bags, and USB charging points.

TIMINGS (in Machynlleth)
16:00 Registration/Kit Check (17 Sep)
18:00 Race Brief (17 Sep)
04:00 Race start (18 Sep)
 
COACH TRANSFER (Optional)
Leave your car at the finish and travel by private coach to Machynlleth on Friday. Leaving Cardiff at 12 noon on Friday 17 Sep. Additional £40 pp (includes processing fee).
 
CHECK POINTS
  1. ​CP1 Staylittle (25km)
  2. ​CP2 Llanidloes (42km)
  3. CP3 Rhayader (69km)
  4. ​CP4 Buith Wells (94km)
  5. CP5 Talgarth (122km)
  6. CP6 Crickhowell,144km)
  7. CP7 Mynyddistwyn (175km)
GPS TRACKING
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 tracker hire cost is included in your entry fee.
  
UTMB QUALIFIER & iTRA
The GWU 200km has been awarded 6 iTRA Points, view here.
UTMB official qualifier in process.
 
RECCE DAYS
Dave & Mike will be holding reccie days from April 2021.
 
Further details: greatwelshultra.co.uk
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