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The RIDUM - 30 Miles

04-Sep-2021 Caerphilly, UK (Wales)

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48KM / 30Miles
1 Day - 100 Runners

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

Entry From £50 GBP

The RIDUM 2021 – A 30 mile challenge around the hills of South East Wales and the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk.

Sponsored by Rokman, BRAV Endurance, SC Sport Centre and Enduraprep.

Join us for an exhilarating 30 mile ultra marathon around the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk, with 4252 feet of elevation this little beast in the East is a great way to explore the lesser known trails within a stones throw of the Welsh Capital.

The Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk

The Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk is a waymarked long distance footpath in Wales forming a circular walk around the ridge tops of Caerphilly basin encircling the River Rhymney. From the elevated ridgeway you can expect spectacular views across south east Wales as well as a varied route encompassing lanes, trail and woodland.

Point of interest

Mynydd Machen is the highest point of the trail, a 362-metre-high (1,188 ft) hill lying between the town of Risca and the village of Machen in Caerphilly County Borough in south Wales. Yep… You go up and over it!

Enough of the huff, sign up today, challenge your perceived limits and toe the line at the RIDUM in 2021.

Race Day Schedule –

05:30 – Registration Opens
06:45 – Pre-Race Chat and Johnny Cash Greatest Hits!!!
07:00 – Start of The RIDUM 2021

Time Limits and Checkpoints – Please note we do not have time limits. Like we’ve stated previously, you’ve trained and paid to enter this race… We owe it to each Athlete to provide the help, support and time to get all to the Finish Line. Although we want our Athlete’s to challenge themselves, we don’t believe you have to run your heart out to do so. Take in the scenery, have a chat with a local, but most of all… Enjoy the trek!

In terms of Checkpoints, there will be 4 along the route. They will be fully manned and stocked with; snacks, fresh fruit, drinks, music and the odd beer. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements, and we will accommodate accordingly.

Route – The RIDUM

The RIDUM Compulsory Kit –

Appropriate Footwear (No High Heels)
Water Carrier (1L or More)
Mobile Phone
Compass (Mobile Phone Version Will Suffice)
Head Lamp or Other Light Source for Night-Time
Foil Blanket
Waterproofs
Rucksack
Sense of Adventure!!!

Included with your Entry –

Infamous Pegasus Medal
Event Tech T-Shirt
Pegasus Buff
Post Race Care
Professionally organised event and much more…

Fancy volunteering?

Want to experience a Pegasus event from the eyes of a volunteer and race crew? Drop us an email to info@pegasusultrarunning.com and we’ll be sure to get in touch.

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Beginner

Elevation: Very little change < 500 metres. Benign running terrain, not technical.

Suitable for: First ultra runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running in the last six months.

Intermediate

Elevation: Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed at least one ultra distance race (or similar event) or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Advanced

Elevation: Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Expert

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat) and or technical terrain

Suitable for: Experienced runners who have completed at least regular ultra distances in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Brutal

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude) and or technical terrain.

Suitable for: Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Type: An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for: Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Global - Virtual

Type: A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for: For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

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