Rhayader Round The Lakes
1984 - 2017

RHAYADER ROUND THE LAKES
20m / 5m & Kids Race
4TH MARCH 2017


20 Mile Race

The 20 mile Race is a demanding race which runs through the picturesque countryside of the Elan Valley, over one of the most scenic courses in the British Isles. The race starts in Dark Lane near the Leisure Centre in Rhayader and will take you out around the lovely Elan Valley Reservoirs and finishes in The Smithfield in Rhayader.
Please Note the route is very exposed to the weather conditions, with cold weather along with rain possible on the day, please ensure you bring suitable clothing on the day.
Runners have to display their race numbers on the front of their race top, failure to do so may result in disqualification.
Chipped Timing will be in use for the race
Cyclists must go against the flow of runners to avoid any accusations of pacing, any runner found or appearing to be assisted by anyone on a cycle or car will be automatically disqualified.
No roads are closed for the event, therefore you are requested not to wear ear phones for your safety, and be able to hear marshal's instructions at all times along with traffic. Wearing of ear phones may result in disqualification.
Please don't throw our empty gel packets, drink bottles or litter over the hedge / fence into the fields, please drop off any litter at a marshal point or water station. Anyone found littering will be automatically disqualified.
Water Stations will provide water, Mars Bars (Mars) and Jelly Babies (Bassetts) please note we do not provide Energy Gels or Energy Drinks.
20 Mile entry list can be found HERE

2017 footage by Matthew Iakopo Foulds

5 Mile Race

The 5 Mile race starts up in the Elan Valley and finishes in Rhayader, a bus takes runners up to the start.
Runners have to display their race numbers on the front of their race top, failure to do so may result in disqualification.
Cyclists must go against the flow of runners to avoid any accusations of pacing, any runner found or appearing to be assisted by anyone on a cycle or car will be automatically disqualified.
No roads are closed for the event, therefore you are requested not to wear ear phones for your safety, and be able to hear marshal's instructions at all times along with traffic. Wearing of ear phones may result in disqualification.
Please don't throw our empty gel packets, drink bottles or litter over the hedge / fence into the fields, please drop off any litter at a marshal point or water station. Anyone found littering will be automatically disqualified.
5 Mile entry list can be found HERE

Kids Race

The Kids Race will be held on the Grounds of Rhayader Primary School, a short distance from the Leisure Centre, the course will be run mainly on grass and is suitable for spikes or trainers, medals to all finishers.
Please register at Rhayader Primary School before 10:50am, Presentation will up at the School shortly after the races have finished.
Kids Race sponsored by, E T James And Sons Motorcycles Sales and Car MOT and Repair Station
Prizes to first three Primary School Boy / Girl and High School Boy / Girl
Medals to all finishers

Marshal's

Could all Marshall's for the 20 mile and 5 mile races please meet at 11:30am at the Finish Line in the Smithfield on the day of the race please.
Anyone who would like to help out with marshaling please contact chiefmarshal@rhayaderac.org.uk

Registration

Registration takes place in Rhayader Leisure Centre for the 20 mile and 5 mile races.
Registration to be completed by 12:30 for both Senior races, in the main hall of the Leisure Centre.
All race numbers and timing chips will be issued on the day at registration. Please if you have any medical conditions please note all related information on the back of your race number.
For the kids race, please register at Rhayader Primary School before 10:50am
Race Permit Applied For.

Race Start Times

20 Mile - 1:00pm
5 Mile - 1:20pm, bus leaves from outside the leisure centre at 12:50pm prompt
Kids Race - 11.00am

Prize List

20 Mile
Presentation of awards will take place at Rhayader Leisure Centre after the 20 Mile race, list of awards are listed below.
First 3 Men
First 3 Women
Veterans subject to entries
First Team Men (4 to count)
First Team Women (3 to count)
First local Man
First Local Woman
(Local to be member of Rhayader AC or living within a 10k radius)
Technical T Shirts to all finishers of the 20 Mile

5 Mile
Presentation of awards will take place at The Finish Line after the 5 Mile race, list of awards are listed below.
First 3 Men
First 3 Women
Veterans subject to entries

Kids Race
Prizes to first three Primary School Boy / Girl and first High School Boy / Girl
Medals to all finishers

Car Parks

Please see the map below for the location of car parks.
Car Park 1 is at the finish area and is free.
Car Park 2 is a pay and display car park near the start,this car park fills up very quick.
Car Park 3 is near the Texaco petrol Station on East Street and is free.

Stalls


Anyone wishing to have a stall please contact us at racedirector@rhayaderac.org.uk

Pre and Post Massage

Pre and Post Massage will be available in the leisure centre, £5 for 10minutes.

Contacts

Race Director - racedirector@rhayaderac.org.uk
Treasurer - treasurer@rhayaderac.org.uk
Kids Race Director - kidsracedirector@rhayaderac.org.uk
Marshal's Contact - chiefmarshal@rhayaderac.org.uk
Web Site Admin - webadmin@rhayaderac.org.uk

Photo's

This years official photographer will be


2015 Race
Photos are now online
20 Mile Race Photo's
5 Mile Race Photo's
Kids Race Photo's
Results are now online, please visit the Results page.
A big thank you to all the runners, marshal's and supporters for making this race a special race yet again, we hope you all had a great race and will race it again.

If you have any comments about our race please visit our Facebook page or email us.








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