Be prepared for walking in the countryside, these routes will take you across fields, through forestry and up some very big hills….. Given the weather we’ve had for the past 3 years…..Expect to get wet and muddy!
The longer routes are all STRENOUS challenges that involve steep ascents and descents on difficult terrain.
Minimum entry age is 12, all entrants under 18 must be fit enough to complete the challenge and be accompanied by a responsible adult.
THE ROUTES ARE NOT WAYMARKED….. You need to be able to read a map or be with someone who can!
Dogs are welcome, but must be under control at all times and be fit enough to complete the challenge.
Cut off times apply i.e. you will be required to retire early if you don’t make each checkpoint within a certain time
Booking opens on the 1st of December
Entry fee payable: £10
Early bird entry if you book on before 1st February 2017: £8
Extra £2 discount for entrants aged 18 and under
Water is available at each checkpoint
No entries on the day
Closing date for bookings Sunday 26th of April 2017
For 1-5 mile route: -
This year Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Countryside and Landscape Service, in conjunction with Caerphilly Adventure Group, Caerphilly Ramblers, Islwyn Ramblers and other partners, are once again throwing down a SERIOUS challenge for walkers and runners of all abilities.
As always… the Caerphilly Challenge Series will have routes suitable for all fitness levels and abilities.
There will be a challenge that suits you!
Are you up for the challenge?
How to get to the event, the rules and regulations of participating, onsite facilities, HOW TO REGISTER and useful information that will help in planning your visit.
There are four routes of varying distances, ranging from the 1-5 mile Lets Walk Cymru challenge to The Forge 22 mile challenge.