Rhayader Round The Lakes
1984 - 2017

20m / 5m & Kids Race
4TH MARCH 2017


Registration takes place in Rhayader Leisure Centre for the 20 mile 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
For the kids race, please register at Rhayader Primary School before 10:50am

Race Start Times

20 Mile - 1:00pm
5 Mile - 1:15pm, bus leaves from outside the leisure centre at 12:45pm
Kids Race - 11.00am

Prize Giving

The Kids prizes will be given out up at the start area of the kids race after the races have finished.
The 5 mile prizes will be given at the 5 mile Finish Line, Medals to all runners that complete the 5 Mile Race
The 20 mile Presentation of awards will take place at Rhayader Leisure Centre after the 20 Mile race, Technical T-Shirts to all runners that complete the 20 Mile Race.
Kids Race
Prizes to first three Primary School Boy / Girl and first High School Boy / Girl
Medals to all finishers of Kids 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

20 Mile Race

The race starts in Dark Lane near 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

Kids Race

The Kids Race will be held on the Grounds of Rhayader Primary School, a short distance from the Leisure Centre, the course will be run mainly on grass and is suitable for spikes or trainers, medals to all finishers.
Please register at Rhayader Primary School before 10:50am, Presentation will up at the School shortly after the races have finished.
Entries for all three 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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