THE TOUGH RUNNER

AFAN FOREST
TRAIL 10k

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JULY 27TH 2019 | AFAN FOREST

EVENT DETAILS:

Date: Saturday 27th July 2019 – 11:00AM Start

Introducing the Tough Runner Afan Forest 10K, part of the first ever Tough Runner Trail Festival. Set to be one of the most entertaining events in the UK this race will take you on a journey both mentally and physically through the beautiful surroundings the Afan Forest. Over the last few months, The team at Tough Runner UK have been working closely with Natural Resources Wales to develop a course that is safe, fair and challenging. The 10k course will have some stunning scenery through the beautiful forest with a mix of up hill climbs followed by scenic downhill with spectacular scenery.

EVENT DETAILS:
This event will take place on Saturday 27th July 2019, 11:00AM Start.

An EPIC day with 3 AWESOME races:
Tough Runner Trail Marathon
Tough Runner Trail Half Marathon
Tough Runner Trail 10k

This day will be more than just a race. There will be entertainment, expo tents, food, drinks and more.

This event is open to seasoned trail runners and newcomers.

The big question is, do you have what it takes to take on the Afan Forest Trail 10K?

 

With this race you'll get:

An awesome
race experience

Fully marked and
marshalled route

Stunning
finisher medal

Water & food
stations

Special award
for top 3 finishers

Electronic
chip timing

Event
facilities & toilets

Fully trained
medics

EVENT SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATION OPENS
8AM
RACE BRIEFING FOR THE 10K
10.50
START OF THE 10K
11:00
AWARDS PRESENTATION
14.00

REVIEWS FROM FACEBOOK:

Emma DaviesVia Facebook
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I’ve just completed my first Tough Runner UK event, the Swansea Epic Trail 10k. It was a tough but awesome event with a great atmosphere. The team clearly put a huge amount of effort into organising these events. Brilliant Marshall’s and a great medal and finishers t- shirt too.
Jackie TrowVia Facebook
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Completed the Cardiff epic 10k trail on Sunday and loved it! The trail was clearly marked out, organisation was fab and the pre race instructions were clear and informative. The marshalls were really excellent and made sure the event went smoothly. Toughest race ive ever done but also the most fun! I’ve already signed up for the penllegaer one!
Heather BirnieVia Facebook
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Tough Runner events are truly amazing experiences, I ran in the Garwnant Epic 10k and enjoyed it so much I also entered the Cardiff Epic 10k. They were both incredible events, seamlessly organised and a great atmosphere. Friendly and supportive volunteers, always water stations and electronic chip timing. I am super excited for the Barry 10k next month and I am gutted I can’t make any other events!! If you’re wondering about entering a Tough Runner race, don’t have any concerns, they are fantastic.
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- ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSED -
*There will be a small quantity for sale on the day, first come, first serve!*

EVENT INFO:

Check out the race route HERE.

*Please note that this route may be changed slightly before the race date. 

BRYN BETTWS LODGE
Pontrhydyfen
Port Talbot
SA12 9SP

DIRECTIONS ON GOOGLE

Please Note: there is now a £5 pounds parking fee this event, this is payable to the marshal at the event festival entrance. Parking is limited please care share if possible.

 

Light refreshments and food can be found in Bryn Bettws Lodge and our tents near the start/finish line.

Main car parking is within Bryn Bettws. Follow the lane until you reach the lodge and a Marshall will direct you where to park. Please keep in mind to bring £5 for the parking fee.

  • Open first 3 men 
  • Open first 3 Women 
  • Just a reminder to please be more weather-proof if the conditions are not kind to us on the day. This is a trail race through the forest, please ensure you dress and prepare adequately and keep well hydrated (especially if the weather is hot).

FAQ'S:

This event is open to people of all abilities.

-Check out the knowledgeable on our contact page for a quick answer.
-You can send us a message on our website (bottom right)
-You can email us at info@toughrunneruk.com.

No please leave all valuables in your car.

YES! We provide a free photographer!

Yes water will be located at the start/finish and halfway point.