The Tinsel Run

The “Tinsel 10k” challenge and a 2.5k “Mini Tinsel Trail” for Junior Trekkers to see in the festive season.

The Tinsel Run

The Tinsel 10K Challenge

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Mini Tinsel Trail

The Mini Tinsel Trail

The “Mini Tinsel Trail” is an event for Participants under 11 years of age, and they must be registered by their Parent or Guardian.

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Sunday 16th of December 2018

Cambrian Mountain Events are proud to support Heather Pugh and announce the launch of the “Tinsel Run” in Llanidloes on Sunday the 16th of December 2018. Heather is actively raising funds and awareness for Marie Curie.

For those who take-on the “Tinsel 10k” festive challenge, a fantastic scenic circa 10km route has been planned on a combination of Road, Track and Trail that surrounds the Historic Market Town of Llanidloes. The route will be fully supported from Start to Finish with Marshalled Rendezvous Stations at intervals along the way.

For the budding young trekkers a “Mini Tinsel Trail” has also been planned on a 2.5km route that will take them around Llanidloes on pavements, which again will be fully supported by Marshals at intervals along the route, but will require the Young Trekkers Parents or Guardians in attendance to accompany them from Start to Finish.

Both routes Start and Finish at the Llanidloes Football Club off Victoria Avenue in Llanidloes. All those who successfully complete the event will receive a unique “Tinsel Trail Medal” and join an after-event get-together at the football Club with snacks and refreshments to finish this fantastic day.

The Tinsel 10K Route

• CATERGORY: Moderate
• DISTANCE: circa 10km (6.2miles)
• REGISTRATION: 10:00 to 10:30
• TIMINGS: Warm-up 10:30 – 10:45 / Brief 10:45 – 10:55 / Event 11:00 – 14:30
• NAISMITH: 2hours 38 minutes
• VENUE: Cambrian Mountains surrounding Llanidloes
• PARTICIPANTS: 200 Entrant Limit
• COST: £10 per entrant
All youths under the age of 16 years who wish to take part, must be registered by a Parent or Guardian.

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The Mini Tinsel Trail route

• CATERGORY: “moderate” for the average little trekker
• DISTANCE: circa 2.5km (1.6miles)
• REGISTRATION: 10:00 to 10:30
• TIMINGS: Warm-up 10:30 – 10:45 / Brief 10:45 – 10:55 / Event 11:00 – 12:30
• NAISMITH: 33 minutes
• VENUE: Around the Town of Llanidloes
• PARTICIPANTS: 40 Entrant Limit
• COST: £5 per entrant
All Young Trekkers must be registered by a Parent or Guardian, and also be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian to take part in the Event. There is no charge for the Parent or Guardian accompanying the Young Trekker.

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Registration is also accepted by post up until Friday the 07 December 2018. Registration Forms can be collected at Llani Leisure, Llanidloes Primary School Reception or the Llanidloes High School Reception.

All duly completed entries (only fully completed forms can be accepted) must be returned accompanied by the correct Entry Fee (payment cheques made out to Cambrian Mountain Events) to Llani Leisure on Long Bridge Street in Llanidloes on or before Friday the 07th of December 2018.

Cambrian Mountain Events
c/o Llani Leisure
16-17 Long Bridge Street, Llanidloes SY18 6EE
+44(0) 1686 414893



Heather Pugh

In June 2019 Heather is taking part in a Marie Curie Overseas Challenge which involves a 5 day trek of the Canadian Rockies, trekking for a minimum of 6 hours a day in an effort to raise as much money as possible for Marie Curie.

Heather is taking-on this challenge to raise awareness that many life experiences of individuals affected by terminal illness and give recognition to the invaluable service given by Marie Curie. The nurse’s work voluntarily day and night in people’s homes across the UK providing hands on care and supporting the patient both physically and emotionally. They also provide invaluable support to the family of those affected by life limiting illness at the most difficult of times. Every day matters to those living with terminal illness and the service offered by Marie Curie is only possible thanks to the amazing generosity of the public. All monies raised will be used to support the local nursing service.

Heather enjoys keeping fit and has taken part in many running and walking events which include half marathons, the Sarn Sabrina walk as well as completing the Rotary Across Wales 42 mile walk earlier this year. However, Heather advises that the trek will be a very personal challenge for a cause close to her heart. To date Heather has raised well in excess of £8,000 for this fantastic cause.

Heather is proudly supported by the Llanidloes Football Club and Milwyn Jenkins and Jenkins (Solicitors) and Cambrian Mountain Events.

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