Key Features

For longer routes: -

  • 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 Wednesday 26th of April 2017

For 1-5 mile route: -

  • No Mini‚Äčmum age
  • £2 entry fee
  • Enter online or on the day


Saturday 6th of May, 2017

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?

Challenge options

  • 1-5 mile route (led walk)* Entries on the day
  • 11 mile route (led walk)
  • 14 mile route (self-led challenge and led walk)
  • 22 mile route (self-led challenge and led walk).



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.

Caerphilly 10k route map

Route maps

There are four routes of varying distances, ranging from the 1-5 mile challenge to 22 mile challenge.


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