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2022 TYDFILIANS ROMAN RUN 

SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2022

START TIME - NOON

40TH ANNIVERSARY

RACE FULL

IMPORTANT RACE INFORMATION

LOOKING FOR A RACE PLACE - DO NOT CONTACT THE ORGANISER OR RACE TIMER ASKING IF THERE ARE ANY PLACES LEFT / SPARE ETC...

THERE IS NO WAITING / RESERVE LIST.

Best option is to keep an eye on the Roman Run facebook page, people might offer them for transfer if they cannot do the race,  but we do not get involved with it, it's up to the two athletes to sort out.

FB page:https://www.facebook.com/romanrunmerthyr/

 

2022 will see the fortieth Anniversary of the Tydfilians Roman Run, making it one of the longest standing races in the country.   As you are aware all proceeds of this race are donated to the Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil’s Appeal.

All entries were automatically deferred to the 2022 event.

The facility to transfer your entry to another runner will still be available when 2022 registration opens on Wednesday 23rd March 2022 at 6PM. An automated email will be sent to all currently registered athletes advising of the process to follow.

Note that we will be making a change to the course due to the A465 Heads of the Valleys roadworks, further details to be advised when confirmed.

Dennis Michael
Chairman Tydfilians and Race Director.

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ENTRY FEES

  • Affiliated: £30.00
  • Unaffiliated: £32.00
     

PRIOR TO THE START

Making your own way to the start - see RACE START section below for address and post code.

Pre-booked place on coach transport from finish to start - be at Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil for 9:30AM. See RACE FINISH below for address and post code. No changes to bus option are allowed after 31st July 2022.

IMPORTANT - check the participant list if you cannot remember what you selected - see tab above

 

RACE START / RACE START HQ

Race start time: 12:00 (Noon)

Start location and race start HQ - Westenders Hall, Corner of Silver Street and Newmarch Street, Brecon LD3 8BD
Use this handy 'WHAT3WORDS' address location link - ///seated.protrude.handwriting

  • The race registration area will have three desks defined alphabetically by surname
  • Pickup your race number, which includes the timing chips affixed to the back of it
  • IMPORTANT - please write your name / emergency contact and medical information on the rear of the number
  • There are 4 holes provided at the corners of the race number for safety pins
  • Secure the race number to your outer layer of clothing, facing to the front

RACE NUMBERS: will be assigned on 1st September 2022 after the online entry system closes and then published on the 'PARTICIPANTS' page above. Noting your race number will speed up the on the day registration pickup.
 

BAGGAGE DROP

  • tags provided at registration
  • tag your bag
  • put it on the baggage bus - outside race start HQ
  • you bag will race you to the finish!


RACE FINISH / RACE FINISH HQ

Finish location and race finish HQ - Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8NN

Use this handy 'WHAT3WORDS' address location link - ///amuse.spider.quarrel

  • a short distance from the finish, up another hill
  • complimentary tea, coffee, sandwich
  • there are no showers available at the finish
     

WEATHER FORECAST

The weather in Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil can be quite different due to their locations, likewise the weather 'over the top' can also be different. Please ensure you dress appropriately for the conditions.

 

RACE ROUTE AND PROFILE

A challenging 15.9 miles with 2,129 feet of climb. Note that there will be a slight alteration made to the course towards the end due to roadworks on the A465.

  • Water stations - there will be five water stations
  • Lead bike - 7 miles to finish
  • Tail-end runner - Start to Finish
  • first aid support
  • Welsh Athletics licensed
  • 3 miles to 7 miles - the scenery is stunning - the best 4 miles you will ever do!

Follow the link to mapmyrun for the race route: http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/brecon-wls/2009-roman-run-route-19065538

 

RACE MEMENTO - T-SHIRT

  • To be collected at the finish
  • You will be given the size you selected when you entered, no changes are allowed to size after 12th August 2022
  • IMPORTANT - If the entry has been transferred, you will be given the size that the original entrant selected

IMPORTANT - check the participant list if you cannot remember what you selected - https://my.raceresult.com/143779/participants

 

RACE MEMENTO - 40TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL - TBC

A one-off 40th anniversary commemorative medal to each entrant.

 

ENTRY CHANGES - including transferring an entry

  • Entries can be amended and transferred using the 'change link' you received in your entry confirmation email
  • IMPORTANT - this facility closes on Thursday 1st September 2022 at 6PM
  • IMPORTANT - no changes or transfers on the day, no exceptions
  • no refunds can be given for injuries/can't make the race etc... no deferrals

 

PRESENTATIONS

Will take place as soon as possible after all the category winners have finished. As the race is organised for charity, there are only the following awards.

NEW FOR 2022 RACE - THERE WILL BE 10 YEAR AGE CATEGORIES FOR MALE AND FEMALE MASTERS, MORE INFO TO FOLLOW...

Male 1st
Male Masters 40+ 1st
Female 1st
Female Masters 35+ 1st
Local Merthyr runner - Male 1st
Local Merthyr runner - Female 1at
Team - 4 runners to count, accumulative time 1st

 

RESULTS

WIll be available on the day and online later that day - see the tab above

https://my.raceresult.com/143779/results
 

USEFUL LINKS

Race Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/romanrunmerthyr/

Garmin plot: http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/brecon-wls/2009-roman-run-route-19065538

LOOKING FOR A RACE PLACE - DO NOT CONTACT THE ORGANISER OR RACE TIMER ASKING IF THERE ARE ANY PLACES LEFT / SPARE ETC...

Best option is to keep an eye on the Roman Run facebook page, people might offer them for transfer if they cannot do the race,  but we do not get involved with it, it's up to the two athletes to sort out.

FB page:https://www.facebook.com/romanrunmerthyr/