Welsh Castles Relay

Stage Information

Full information about all the stages can be found in the official documentation.

GPX Files and Profiles

The official Welsh Castles Relay website has links to individual GPX files including profiles which will be useful for those running mountain stages. View the files here.

Start/Stage 1 | LL55 2AU

Caernarfon Castle to Penygroes – 9.1 Miles 
Start Time: 1000 | Cut-Off Time: 86 Mins

Stage 2 | LL54 6NE

Penygroes to Criccieth Castle – 10.7 Miles 
Start Time: 1100 | Cut-Off Time: 102 Mins

Stage 3 | LL52 0HB

Criccieth Castle to Maentwrog – 12.3 Miles 
Start Time: 1155 | Cut-Off Time: 117 Mins

Stage 4 | LL41 4HL

Maentwrog to Harlech Castle – 9.5 Miles 
Start Time: 1300 | Cut-Off Time: 90 Mins

Stage 5 | LL46 2UB

Harlech Castle to Barmouth – 9.6 Miles 
Start Time: 1350 | Cut-Off Time: 91 Mins

Stage 6 | LL42 1BX

Barmouth to Dolgellau – 10.7 Miles 
Start Time: 1440 | Cut-Off Time: 102 Mins

Stage 7 | LL40 1DF

Dolgellau to Dinas Mawddwy – 9.5 Miles 
Start Time: 1535 | Cut-Off Time: 90 Mins

Stage 8 | SY20 9JA

Dinas Mawddwy to Foel – 10.8 Miles 
Start Time: 1625 | Cut-Off Time: 103 Mins

Stage 9 | SY21 ONS

Foel to Llanfair Caereinion – 8.5 Miles 
Start Time: 1710 | Cut-Off Time: 81 Mins

Stage 10 | SY21 ORQ

Llanfair Caereinion to Newtown – 13.1 Miles 
Start Time: 1750 | Cut-Off Time: 124 Mins

Stage 11 | SY16 1LH

Newtown to Llanbadarn Fynydd – 12.3 Miles 
Start Time: 0700 | Cut-Off Time: 117 Mins

Stage 12 | LD1 6YH

Llanbadarn Fynydd to Crossgates – 11.2 Miles 
Start Time: 0805 | Cut-Off Time: 106 Mins

Stage 13 | LD1 6HN

Crossgates to Builth Wells – 10.6 Miles 
Start Time: 0900 | Cut-Off Time: 101 Mins

Stage 14 | LD2 3SS

Builth Wells to Drovers Arms – 10.8 Miles 
Start Time: 0955 | Cut-Off Time: 103 Mins

Stage 15 | LD2 3HY

Epynt Visitor Centre to Brecon – 12.8 Miles 
Start Time: 1055 | Cut-Off Time: 122 Mins

Stage 16 | LD3 7AF

Brecon to Beacons Reservoir – 8.8 Miles 
Start Time: 1155 | Cut-Off Time: 84 Mins

Stage 17 | LD3 8NL

Beacons Reservoir to Cyfarthfa Castle – 9.2 Miles 
Start Time: 1240 | Cut-Off Time: 87 Mins

Stage 18 | CF48 1UT

Merthyr Tydfil (Rhyd-y-Car Centre) to Abercynon (Navigation Park) – 9.1 Miles 
Start Time: 1340 | Cut-Off Time: 86 Mins

Stage 19 | CF45 4SN

Abercynon (Navigation Park) to Nantgarw – 7.7 Miles 
Start Time: 1425 | Cut-Off Time: 73 Mins

Stage 20 | CF83 1AB

Caerphilly Castle to Cardiff Castle – 10.1Miles 
Start Time: 1500 | Cut-Off Time: 96 Mins

Finish in the park just beyond Blackweir, Cardiff at approx 1600


Complete Reference Book

The following document contains all information about the Welsh Castles Relay including detailed information about each leg of the relay, information for drivers and marshals and other essential information.

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Information for Drivers

The following document contains the relevant information for the drivers supporting our runners.

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Information for Marshals

The following document contains the relevant information for the marshals supporting the event.

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