Event - Celts Survival Run
Location - Kenfig National Nature Reserve, Porthcawl
Date - 23 August 2014
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This is most definitely not a gentle fun run. It's
not even a marathon with a few gentle challenges thrown in along
the way. Oh, no. This is the Celts Survival Run - an
International Extreme Endurance Event.
At 50km long the course would be tough enough on its own, but this
is not a straight forward race. As well as running that
extreme distance, competitors will be expected to overcome a series
of brutal obstacles.
The route takes the competitors through the stunning scenery of
the Kenfig National Nature Reserve and along the South Wales coast
to the huge Merthyr Mawr sand dunes before finishing at Ogmore
Castle, not that the runners will have a chance to appreciate their
The race will put competitors in true survival mode and challenges
along the route may include carrying, climbing, throwing, digging,
building and swimming. Not many people will finish the
course; fewer still will have completed all the obstacles along the
Most of the challenges will not be revealed until the day of the
race, so competitors will have to be ready for anything.
Are you tough enough to give it a go?
(Please note, this is an extremely tough and dangerous race.
It is only for very fit and very experienced ultra-marathon
runners. If that's not you, then do not enter)