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Great Strides 65 Brecon Beacons

Join us for Great Strides 65 Brecon Beacons!

Gather friends, family and colleagues together to take on this walk - we'd love to have you with us, and we'll be with you from the moment you sign up, with training plans and fundraising ideas!

 

How to sign up:

Entry forms are now available! You MUST have a minimum of four people plus a support driver to take part. Simply download, complete and return the form below to events@cyticfibrosis.org.uk

Download your application here!

Event information:

Registration opens at 05:00. The walk starts off bright an early at 06:00 and the walk takes you through Brecon on the old road towards Storey Arms. You will then ascend up Pen-Y-Fan and across towards Cribyn, before coming down off the Beacons towards Pentwyn Reservoir. The route then loops around Pontsticill and Pentwyn Reservoirs and up towards Talybont Forest. Here you will join the Taff Trail again through the forest and into Talybont. From Talybont, the route takes you steadily along the Brecon and Monmoushire Canal Path along the home straight into the Canal Basin, where you will be greeted by supporters, family, friends and a well-deserved medal! 

In teams of four to six people, you will need to complete the route within 17 - 18 hours. You'll need a support car to meet you at designated checkpoints to help you refuel and carry your kit. The route is fully signed and supported by mountain leaders and our events team. If 65km seems just a bit to long for some you can always opt to do a relay with your team and organise the distances within your team! 

General registration fee is  £75

This includes the support driver and the first six in a team. £10 entry fee for each extra walker over the original six team members.

Sponsorship target £1,000 per team (only £166 per person!) 

 If you need any more information on the event please take a look at our FAQ's here!

How we'll support you:

We'll give you loads of support and encouragement along the way, including:

  • Team CF bespoke GS65 top
  • Fundraising pack and ideas
  • Bespoke event medal
  • On the day mountain leader support crew
  • Bespoke event maps (2) for your team
  • Event day support from our events team
  • Team newsletters
  • Walker information pack
  • Start and finish line refreshments!

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is chronically misunderstood, affects thousands worldwide and is carried unknowingly in the genes of millions.

By joining Team CF for this exciting team challenge event, you are helping us to fight for a life unlimited for everyone living with the condition.

We can't wait to welcome you to our team!  

If you have any questions about this or any other event please email events@cysticfibrosis.org.uk or call the events team on: 02037 952 176. 











Event enquiry form


To enquire about an event, please fill in the form below, being sure to include your name, email address, phone number, name of the event you are enquiring about, and your enquiry.

Please bear in mind that this is not a registration form, but will give you a chance to ask questions about an event you are interested in. A member of the Events Team will get in contact with you to respond to your enquiry as soon as they can.

If you are having any problems making an enquiry about your event, please contact the Events Team.

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