About The Race

The Cribyn Fell Race is a classic of the Brecon Beacons. This is a fell race to please everyone- steep climbs, gradual climbs, fast descents, rough descents, fast ridge running, grass, rocks, river crossings and navigational choice. The entire race takes place on the open fell.

The  results are now available on the WFRA website here.


Race photos on the Mynydd Du website

For the full route description, map and pictures of the course click here Now updated with 3D Terrain View - but don't let it scare you!

An A4 greyscale map of the route is now available for download here:

(right click to 'save_as')

In accordance with FRA/WFRA rules competitors will be required to carry map, whistle, compass and wind- and/or waterproof full body cover.

Parking at Cwm Gydi is limited so please car share if possible. There are no toilets.

  • Cash prize for breaking either course record.
  • Free post-race cake for everyone.
The wise Pedwar looks on


Date: Saturday 16th April
Time: 1pm
Race Category: AS (5.5mi / 3,100 ft)
Start: Cwm Gydi Camp,
GRID SO 024247
Entries: £5 On the day only
Age Limit: Over 16
Mens Record: Simon Barnby 52:59 (2013)
Womens Record: Helen Fines 61:46 (2013)
Organiser: Sean Taylor, sean_j_taylor@hotmail.co.uk 0790 565 3351

For more information see www.wfra.org.uk

Link to Google Map of Race Registration and Car Park

Recent announcements

  • 2014 Race Report There was an abundance of talented athletes on show this year as the race was the first counter in the Inov8/WFRA Open Welsh Championships and the Paul Fosh Auctions ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2014, 12:53 by Dave Austin
  • 2014 Race Results and Photos The results are now available Race Results 2014 and race photos here, race photos 2014
    Posted 30 Apr 2014, 12:55 by Dave Austin
  • 2013 Results and Photos The results are now available  2013 Results and race photos courtesy of Gill Stott here; The Ascent and The Descent
    Posted 28 Apr 2013, 11:25 by Dave Austin
  • More Photos of the 2012 Race Here are a few more photos of the race courtesy of Crispin Flower, www.breconfans.org.uk/blog and if you enjoyed the Cribyn why not give the Brecon Fans ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2012, 00:19 by Dave Austin
  • 2012 Results The results of the 2012 Cribyn Fell Race are now online and available here together with photos from Alastair Tye available here
    Posted 21 Apr 2012, 12:57 by Dave Austin
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Brecons Mountain Forecast (from the Met Office)