Race Details

Bolamaen

Race starts 1.00pm May 26th 2018 nr Bolamaen Farm, Pontfaen, Brecon,Powys LD3 9ND .
Entry fee £8 plus £2 extra if unaffiliated to either ARC or EA. Add £1 for entry on the day.
Minimum age 17.
Send the completed entry form with a cheque payable to ADMC, to Richard Hale, Bron yr Afon, Pontfaen, Brecon, Powys LD3 9RR.
Confirmation by email or SAE.
Collect numbers on the day so we know who’s out there.

Bolamaen race route:

An undulating and hilly 7 mile fell race in aid of Brecon And District Male Voice Choir.
A total ascent of 814 ft and a maximum elevation of 1,384 ft run in accordance with the Association of Running Clubs and Welsh Fell Runners Association guidelines. Route crosses the open Fell of Cefn Bola – Maen, after some steep, and wet trails. The highest point at the mountain lake, Llyn Dwr , Grid Ref:SN 957363, offers uninterrupted views Southwards to Corn Du and Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons range and Northwards to the Restricted access MOD Army Training Area.
The route will be marked, marshalled and back-marked and fully supported.

Directions to Pontfaen:

Please car share when possible as parking at Race HQ is limited. Allow extra time to get to the start as the lanes from Pontfaen village are narrow and can be congested.

From South, West and East directions use main roads towards Brecon and then North West on Cradoc Road to Battle and Pontfaen Crossroads. Sat Nav will deliver you to Pontfaen post code LD39RR but route through Cradoc and Battle to avoid the shorter route through narrow lanes.

From Northern routes follow signs from Upper Chapel to Merthyr Cynog and Pontfaen.Sat Nav will deliver you to Pontfaen crossroads post code LD39RR via Merthyr Cynog.

Directions to Bolamaen Farm LD3 9ND and Race HQ.
Follow Race direction signs from Pontfaen crossroads for 2 Miles.