Photos from Fan y Big 2008-9

I just found some photos from the Fan y Big Horseshoe from 2008 and 2009, enjoy!

Fan y Big 2014 photos from the finish

Here are some photos I took at the finish, but it’s not quite all runners as I had to toddle off to do the results before everyone came in.

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Pen y Fan Race Photos 2014

Photos taken on Andy's iPhone at the summit. We didn’t catch everyone due to technical problems – sorry!

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Pen y Fan headcam video

This fantastic video was recorded by Mark Bevan of Basingstoke & Mid Hants AC at the Pen y Fan Race in 2013 - it really captures the experience. It also reminds me what a hot day we had - especially poignant since only a few hundred metres away those SAS reservists were getting into big big trouble. For those using this as a guide to the race, note that Mark and the others around him took a descent line of questionable merit from Pen y Fan. Instead of descending direct down the steep ... read more
 

Photos from Pen y Fan 2013

Here are some photo’s from the start, summit and finish of today’s Pen y Fan Race. Photo's were kindly taken by Tony Law on the summit (using a very old and primitive digital camera, he says), and at the finish by an innocent bystander who didn't run away when I handed her my camera - she did an excellent job (with a cheap camera) so thanks to her on everyone's behalf. Please let us know who this was, if you know, so we can acknowledge her input more... read more
 

Fan y Big 2012 - blood, sweat and mud

Just back from the race – another classic. Pete Ryder and Harry Matthews led the way in a battle from start to finish. Harry took a flyer on the descent, injuring significant proportions of himself and eating quite a bit of mud, but bravely kept it together and even took the lead for while until the final sprint finish. We couldn’t separate them at the tape, so it was 1st prize shared, with a time of 1:16 or so. Conditions were very heavy underfoot so times were generally down. I hobbled ... read more
 

Photos from Pen y Fan 2012

I’ve already published this set here http://www.breconfans.org.uk/photos but here they are again in slightly larger versions on my SkyDrive. Pen y Fan Race 2012 VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL read more