April and May events for Up and Under

After Easter is a busy time for us and this year we are involved with a number of great happenings around South Wales:

Pentyrch Hill Race 2017 - evening of 25th April

We've sponsored the Pentyrch Hill Race for over 30 years and regularly have staff entered into the race which takes place only 3 miles away from M4 junctions 32 and 34 just outside Cardiff. Come and join us for this BM category fell race which is 11km with 488m of ascent, 8 km's of which are off road in beautiful countryside. Registration only £5 entry on the day at Pentyrch Rugby Club at 6:30pm.

You can get an idea of this fun evening from our YouTube Channel of 2016s race https://youtu.be/x9cDI_EyGrI, 2014's race https://youtu.be/4IO4R4S79z4 and 2013's race https://youtu.be/xP8PJmo-h0Q. See if you can spot our Dave, Norman, Chris, George and Claire and if you're lucky you might be in this years film.

Run, Walk, Crawl - Pembrokeshire Coastal 100 Ultra and 3 Day Stage Race

Pembrokeshire Coastal Ultra

The Pembrokeshire 100 mile race on the 28th-30th April is a challenging ultra-race along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path from Dale, just outside Milford Haven to St Dogmaels, Cardigan. The Pembrokeshire Stage Race follows the same route as the Pembrokeshire 100, but is split into 3 single stage sections with an overnight camp between each section. Camping is at Newgale Beach and Strumble Head which has a wood-fired hot tub to soak aching legs!

The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path is a designated national trail and is widely regarded as the most breathtaking coastline in Britain from rugged cliff tops and sheltered coves to wide-open beaches and winding estuaries. This 100 mile race represents a formidable physical challenge set against a rugged, beautiful backdrop. Both routes start in Milford Haven and follow the Pembrokeshire Coast Path to the finish in Cardigan. Up and Under supported by Ultimate Direction, Injinji and Guidetti hope to have a shop presence at the start and finish of both races and at the overnight camps all being well and will be providing prizes.

Caerphilly Challenge Walk Series - The Wild Boar 2017 - 6th May 2017

Are you up for the challenge? The Wild Boar has something for you:

  • 1-5 mile route (led walk) Entries on the day
  • 11 mile route (led walk)
  • 14 mile route (self-led challenge and led walk)
  • 22 mile route (self-led challenge and led walk)

Booking closes 26th April, so get in quick. Team entires and Charity Places are also available.

Up and Under will have a sales stand at the event centre in case you forget anything on the day and will be supported by Ultimate Direction, Injinji and Guidetti. To find out more click here.

Patagonia Worn Wear Tour - comes to Up and Under Cardiff

Extending the life of our clothing is the single most important thing we can do to lower our impact on the planet
Patagonia are on a mission to encourage people to think differently about their clothing and to help make their clothes last a lifetime. At each stop, they’ll be offering free repairs on busted zippers, rips, tears, buttons, pulls and more – in addition to teaching people how to fix their own gear. Come and see the Worn Wear Van and team outside Up and Under on sunday 28th May 2017. For more information please follow this link.

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