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 few years…..Expect to get wet and muddy!

  • THE ROUTES ARE NOT WAYMARKED….. You need to be able to read a map or be with someone who can!

  • For those who can't read a map, Led walks are available for limited numbers... although you will have to walk at the pace of the group you are in.

  • All the routes are STRENUOUS challenges that involve steep ascents and descents on difficult terrain. (except for the 1-5 mile… that’s along the canal)

  • Minimum entry age is 12, all entrants under 18 must be fit enough to complete the challenge and be accompanied by a responsible adult.

  • 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 October 2019

  • TSHIRTS need to be pre ordered when booking onto the challenge. 

  • Entry fee payable: £10

  • Early bird entry if you book on before 1st January 2020:  £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 23rd April 2020

For 1-5 mile route: -

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

The Wild Boar 2020

Saturday 2nd May, 2020

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 (exact distances TBC)

  • 1-5 mile route (led walk)* Entries on the day
  • 8-11 mile route (led walk)
  • 15 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 routes of varying distances, ranging from smaller led challenges to longer self led challenges.


Look who's supporting this year's event...