Penmaenmawr Fell Race

  • 10:30 AM

Penmaenmawr Fell Race

Sat 16th November 2019. 10.30.

The Pen race is 45 years old this year

Race Details:

When: Sat, 16 November, 10:30am

Where: Capelulo Village Hall, Dwygyfylchi (GR SH 744764)

Description: BM 16.1km/594m 10miles/1950ft ER-Experience required/LK-local knowledge an advantage/NS-navigation skills required/PM-course is partially marked

Entry: £8 – Online entry only at No entries on the day

Kit: You must bring waterproof top, bottoms, hat, gloves, whistle, compass , map of course, food advised. A decision will be made on the day about how much of this kit will need to be carried. There will be a kit check. Race numbers on chest and show  it to marshals please.

Venue: Capelulo Village Hall, Dwygyfylchi (GR SH 744764). Limited parking. Use car parks at GR 754769, 759769, 749770 Free Bus to start – please car share and allow more time.

Age limit: Over 18

Dogs: Sorry no dogs, this is sheep country. Medical assistance dogs only, please check with organiser

Records: Lloyd Taggart 1.09.49 2005 Jackie Lee 1.23.50 2005

Organiser: Russell Owen 07586 346805


Registration from 9am. Kit check 10:15 Capelulo Village Hall, Dwygyfylchi.

Junior race. Sorry, no junior race this year.


This year we will once again be having  FREE transport provided from the 3 car parks at the top of the Sychnant pass ( both before and after the race )  at: GR754769, 759769, 749770

As always with this race, it’s the parking that causes problems for us. There will be police in the village again and we’d urge people to share transport where possible .

Prizes. Mug and chocolate/beer/wine for class winners. Chocolate/wine/beer for 2nd and 3rd in class. Classes: Female and Male open, vet 40,45,50,55,60,65,70,75, first 3 local female, 1st 3 local female.

Beer: Bottle of Pen race beer for all competitors.

Soup and Roll: Free soup and roll kindly provided by the Fairy Glen pub.

Race centre facilities: Toilets, tea/coffee/cakes. Toilets in village.

Results and live tracking. Results usually available on-line very soon after the race. Live tracking in village hall.Timing and results by Last year’s results also available at racetek

Photographs. Where possible photographs will be shared to Penmaenmawr Fell Race Facebook page


Start and finish : Capelulo Village Hall SH 744764

Checkpoint 1.Penmaenmawr Quarry SH 705750 (1 hr Cut-off-anyone reaching here after 1 hour will be required to return to the finish )

Checkpoint 2 :Cae Coch SH 733715

Checkpoint 3: Fords       SH 745735

Proceed from CP3 to SH 748757 and follow flagging to the finish.


The Golden Rule of Fell Running: If you retire/drop out from the race you must tell the nearest marshal or report to the start finish as soon as possible