Summer Series / Cyfres yr Haf

Summer Series – Evening Races As we return to racing in 2022 we are pleased to announce a new series of local midweek evening trail races taking place over the summer months. The series begins with the two events below, with more to follow! Ras Hwyrnos Nant yr Arian Wednesday 20th April  Nant yr Arian…

Ras y Barcud 2022 Registration Now Open

Cofrestrwch nawr Mae modd cofrestru ar gyfer Ras y Barcud 2022 nawr! Bydd y digwyddiad, sydd hefyd yn cynnwys rasys ieuenctid i oedrannau dan 13 i dan 20, yn cael ei gynnal ar ddydd Sadwrn 30 Ebrill 2022 ym Mhontarfynach, Ceredigion. 1/2 Marathon Ras y Barcud ydy prif ras trêl Canolbarth Cymru, ac unwaith eto…

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 18 years we have donated approximately £20,000 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 £20,000 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! 2022 Half Marathon / Hanner Marathon 10k Under 20’s Ladies / Merched dan 20 Under 17s / Dan 17…

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…