The Great Gwent Poppy Run is now Closed as its fully subscribed
The Great Gwent Poppy Run is back at brand new event location for 2016.
Back to the Trenches
Commemorating the Battle of the Somme 1916
Prepare yourself for the mud and smoke as you leave the trenches, clear no man’s land, negotiate the challenging cross country course, through the fields, mud to the relative safety of the woods at the secret location, near Penpergwm. South Wales.
In recognition of the great Welsh regiments that fought at the battle of the Somme, competitors will be drafted into one of two battalions. Either the Borderers or the Fusiliers will claim loyalties for the honour of being the first complete team to safety.
All competitors will receive a specially designed and unique technical tee-shirt representing their Battalion colours.
Goody bags to all who reach the end.
The fun and feel good is yours for the taking
All profits go to the Poppy Appeal.
Minimum entry age is 12 years.
The course is over rough terrain and around10K
Secret orders from brigade HQ revealing the exact location will be announced ONE MONTH before the start.
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