Rhayader Round The Lakes
1984 - 2018

30k & 5m
2nd MARCH 2019


Registration takes place in Rhayader Leisure Centre for the 30km and 5 mile races.
Registration to be completed by 12:30 for both Senior races, in the main hall of the Leisure Centre.
All race numbers will be issued on the day at registration. Please if you have any medicial conditions please note all related informatiom on the back of your race number
Please write a emergency contact phone number on the back of your race number

Race Start Times

30 km - 1:00pm
5 Mile - 1:15pm, bus leaves from outside the leisure centre at 12:45pm

Prize Giving

The 5 mile prizes will be given at the 5 mile Finish Line, Medals to all runners that complete the 5 Mile Race
The 30km Presentation of awards will take place at Rhayader Leisure Centre after the 30 km race, Technical T-Shirts to all runners that complete the 30 km Race.

Car Parks

Please see the map below for the location of car parks.
Car Park 1 is at the finish area and is free.
Car Park 2 is a pay and display car park near the start, this car park fills up very quick.
Car Park 3 is near the Texaco Petrol Station on East Street and is free.


Could all Marshall's for the 20 mile and 5 mile races please meet at 11:30am at the Finish in the Smithfield on the day of the race please.
Anyone who would like to help out with marshaling please contact David James

Other Details

30 km Race

The race starts in Bryntirion Lane (Postcode LD6 5AT) a sjort walk from the Leisure Centre in Rhayader and will take you out around the lovely Elan Valley Reservoirs and finishes in The Smithfield in Rhayader.
Please Note the route is very exposed to the weather conditions, with cold weather along with rain possible on the day, please ensure you bring suitable clothing on the day.
Cyclists must go against the flow of runners to avoid any accusations of pacing, any runner found or appearing to be assisted by anyone on a cycle or car will be automatically disqualified.
No roads are closed for the event, therefore you are requested not to wear ear phones for your safety, and be able to hear marshal's instructions at all times along with traffic. Wearing of ear phones may result in disqualification.
Runners have to display their race numbers on the front of their race top, failure to do so may result in disqualification.
Please don't throw our empty gel packets, drink bottles or litter over the hedge / fence into the fields, please drop off any litter at a marshal point or water station. Anyone found littering will be automatically disqualified.
Water Stations will provide water, Mars Bars (Mars), Jelly Babies (Bassetts), please note we do not provide Energy Gels or Drinks.

5 Mile Race

The 5 Mile race starts up in the Elan Valley and finishes in Rhayader, a bus takes runners up to the start. Race starts at 1:15pm, bus leaves from outside the leisure centre at 12:45pm
Entries for the races are also taken on the day of the event

Pre and Post Massage

Pre and Post Massage will be available in the leisure centre, £5 for 10minutes.

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