Manage Blogs

Login
Login NOT required for comments

Latest Comments

Lewis commented on
To weekend of 23rd/24th May
Jim Ace commented on
Yukon Arctic Ultra
Steven Jeff commented on
Weekend 8th/9th February 2020
Gabor commented on
Weekend 18th/19th January 2020
Helen Elmore commented on
Round Rotherham Run

Coming Up

DPFR race
Tha Sprunce (Route 2 Race 7) TT
Thu 9th Jul
6:30pm
Other runs
Kinder Springs - POSTPONED
Sun 12th Jul
9:00am
Blackden Skyline
Sun 12th Jul
11:59pm
Tha Sprunce (Route 2 Race 8) TT
Thu 16th Jul
6:30pm

Tweets

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
15h • 6/07/2020 • 15:27

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
20h • 6/07/2020 • 11:04

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
20h • 6/07/2020 • 11:02

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
1d • 5/07/2020 • 17:25

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
1d • 5/07/2020 • 16:46

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
1d • 5/07/2020 • 15:36

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
1d • 5/07/2020 • 15:21

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
5d • 2/07/2020 • 6:52

Jonny Winter
@jonnygwinter
6d • 30/06/2020 • 23:47

Dark Peak Fell Runners
@dpfellrunners
6d • 30/06/2020 • 17:00

Pete Bland Sports
@peteblandsports
8d • 29/06/2020 • 1:00

Jonny Winter
@jonnygwinter
8d • 28/06/2020 • 23:24

Pete Bland Sports
@peteblandsports
8d • 28/06/2020 • 20:18

Ben Mounsey
@El_CapitanoCVFR
8d • 28/06/2020 • 20:13

run2020miles
@Hike1000miles
8d • 28/06/2020 • 18:18

Daz Slater
@Live4Fells
8d • 28/06/2020 • 17:05

Pete Bland Sports
@peteblandsports
8d • 28/06/2020 • 17:04

Daz Slater
@Live4Fells
8d • 28/06/2020 • 17:04

Pete Bland Sports
@peteblandsports
8d • 28/06/2020 • 17:03

From the Photos page

random_picture
posted by StevenJones on 17th Jun 2018

Pembrokeshire Coastal 100

12-13 May 2018

101 miles (162.6 km); 16,500 feet (5,030 m) of ascent

Starters: 28

Finishers: 16

Retired: 12

First Lady: First overall; Sanna Duthie; 23:02:04

First Man: Second overall; Ben Wernick; 25:12:09

Steven Jones: 13th; Dark Peak Fell Runners; 34:34:37

Weather: Very hot in the day and sunny but cold at night.

The Pembrokeshire Coastal 100 follows the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path from Dale to St Dogmaels, Cardigan. The picturesque route follows rugged cliff tops and sheltered coves; shingle beaches; winding estuaries and passes some small villages. The exposed coast gave no shelter from the blazing sun and at night the sea breeze and clear skies led to a very cold night.

Pembrokeshire's coast displays a great variety of rocks and scenery. Nearly all of the rocks formed before the end of the Carboniferous Period some 290 million years ago. The oldest date back 600 million years and were observed running around the Treginnis Peninsula. Rocks younger than 290 million years old have been lost due to weathering and marine erosion. An observant runner might have noticed some igneous rocks at St Bride's Bay among the majority of sedimentary rocks such as Old Red Sandstone and Carboniferous Limestone formations. As the race progressed and moving north the underlying geology consisted mainly of sedimentary rocks laid down before the Caledonian mountain building period which ended about 400 million years ago. The folds and faults at Ceibwr Bay were created by this event. Indeed, they were so spectacular that they fully distracted me from the slog up the steep slopes. The last few miles lacked the magnificent scenery of earlier and the prospect of running along a tarmac road in the heat of the blazing sun was not welcome. So a leisurely walk to the finish avoided further over-heating.

Permalink | Closed to new comments | Last updated on Sunday 17th June 2018 at 5:56pm

© Dark Peak Fell Runners 2020

Powered by Yii Framework