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The VOGUM - Run with Pegasus

06-Jun-2020 Porthcawl, Vale of Glamorgan, UK (Wales)

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64KM / 40Miles
1 Day - 150 Runners

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

Entry From £50 GBP

The VOGUM 2020 - A 40 mile challenge along the Wales Coast Path from Porthcawl to Penarth. Sponsored by MadDog BrewingCo, SC Sport Centre and Enduraprep - Health & Performance Testing & Triathlon & Endurance Coaching

Sometimes the best adventures are on your doorstep, and The VOGUM is no exception. Picture the scene… clear sky, warm weather and the sun beating down as you glide your way along the Wales Coast Path. Remember, this is Wales and anything goes when it comes to the summer weather. We had a brilliant sun-filled day in 2019, and we're hoping history repeats itself in 2020!

This Challenge is perfect for anyone looking to push themselves, all whilst having a good time with other members of the community. The route will be clearly marked with checkpoints and aid stations to keep all on course and get you to the finish line safely.

At Pegasus Ultra Running, we are all about 'The Athlete's Experience'. We believe that if you put the time and dedication into training for one of our events, we will do anything possible to help you see it through.

Race Day Schedule

05:30 - Gates at St Cyres Open for Parking

06:00 - Coach Leaves from St Cyres to the Start in Porthcawl

06:30 - Registration Opens in Porthcawl

07:45 - Pre-Race Chat and Queen's Greatest Hits!!!

08:00 - Start of The VOGUM 2020

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 6 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 VOGUM 2020

The VOGUM 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:

Event Tech T-Shirt
Pegasus Trucker Hat
Infamous Pegasus Medal
Beers from MadDog BrewingCo
Post Race Care
Free Parking and more...

Start Address:

Griffin Park Community Centre
New Road
Porthcawl
Bridgend
CF36 5DN

Finish Address:

St Cyres School
Sully Road
Penarth
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 2XP

Volunteers are always welcome! Please send information to info@pegasusultrarunning.com and we'll get the ball rolling.

What are you waiting for? It's time to Earn Your Wings and Run With Pegasus!

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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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