COVID-19 UPDATE

Hello everyone! We hope you are all well, that you are keeping yourselves safe, and managing to take part in regular exercise (within the Welsh Government’s guidelines, of course). With no imminent races to look forward to, motivation levels can take a hit. However, in our view, the most important thing is that you are…

ABOUT

The Red Kite Challenge is an established, annual series of running and walking events with the profits going to support our local hospital. Over the course of 17 years we have donated approximately £6,000 to Bronglais hospital, with last year’s collection going towards their chemotherapy unit appeal. This race is organised by runners for runners…

LOCATION

Our event, one of the most scenic trail races in Britain, is held around the spectacular beauty spot of Devil’s Bridge which is about 20km East of Aberystwyth in West Wales. Devil’s Bridge is famous for its narrow gauge railway, the Mynach Waterfalls, the three bridges and ‘The Arch’ which is the watershed to the…

RACE INFO

Registration opens at 9:30am on race day and closes 15 minutes before the relevant event start time. The Red Kite Challenge headquaters are located at the Woodlands Caravan Park on the edge of Devil’s Bridge, three miles from Ponterwyd on the A44 which is itself 12 miles inland from Aberystwyth. For SATNAV users the postcode…

CHARITIES

The Red Kite Challenge is a non-profit organisation, with any funds raised going to support our local hospital. Since 2003, The Red Kite Challenge team have managed to raise a fantastic £6,100 for our local hospital, Bronglais. But we don’t want to stop there! Your continued support is very much appreciated. We are always on…

FIND US

The race location, Devil’s Bridge, is a world famous tourist attraction 12 miles from Aberystwyth in mid west Wales. The Red Kite Challenge headquaters are located at the Woodlands Caravan Park on the edge of Devil’s Bridge, three miles from Ponterwyd on the A44 which is itself 12 miles inland from Aberystwyth. For SATNAV users the…

RESULTS

Click on the links below to view previous Red Kite Challenge race results. Some are available as web links, others as spreadsheet or text files. Well done to all who have completed the Red Kite Challenge! 2019 Half marathon 10k Junior 2018 Half marathon 10k Juniors 2017 Half marathon 10k Juniors 2016 Half marathon 10k…

PLACES TO STAY

Are you travelling from afar and are looking for somewhere to stay? Below are a few suggestions. Woodlands Caravan Park is in fact the location of the race HQ, but there are additional accommodation options all available within a short journey to the race location. Woodlands Caravan Park Erwbarfe Farm Caravan Park Hafod Hotel Tynrhyd…

SPONSORS

Organised entirely voluntarily, the Red Kite Challenge would not be possible without the goodwill of local landowners; the help of a number of volunteers; the hard work of the organising committee; and not least of all, the support of our sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the Red Kite Challenge, please get in touch…

RAS YR HAFOD

Part of the Red Kite Challenge series, Ras yr Hafod is another stunning trail race situated at the nearby Hafod Estate. The races take place a few days after the Red Kite Challenge, on Friday the 15th of May.  Much like its sister event, Ras yr Hafod will treat you to some truly picturesque landscapes,…