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The Twmbarlwm Terror 2023

05 Nov 2023

The Twmbarlwm Terror 2023 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

THE TWMBARLWM TERROR MULTI-TERRAIN RACE IS ORGANISED BY FAIRWATER RUNNERS CWMBRAN,  and will take place on Sunday November 5th 2023 at 10:30. This is a tough approx 7 mile scenic race, across the footpaths, open fields, country lanes and woodland of Risca, Pantyreos to the Twmbarlwm peak and back to Risca. The route is very challenging terrain underfoot with a total elevation of approximately 1000 ft. This is the fourth running of the race that has proved to be a massive success. 


£15 for 17 years and over

£13 for affiliated club members.


There is parking at the race start at Risca Leisure Centre.


Registration is online with Entry Central up to 3rd Nov then on the day providing the race limit of 250 has not been reached.

REGISTRATION OPENS AT 8:30 AM TO 10.00 AM for on the day entries and number collection. PLEASE COME EARLY TO AVOID QUEUING.  


START: Risca Leisure Centre near Newport South Wales NP11 6GH at 10:30 am.

Online entry closing date - midnight on 3rd Nov 2023. On the day entries available up to the race limit.

Numbers to be collected on the day

Complementary tea, coffee and cake for all competitors

Safe well-marshalled route

Refreshment station on the route

Medical and rescue cover

Changing/showers/toilets available

NB. There is no bag drop facility available.

Entry Central will show the event closed after the closing date but entries may still be available on the day. Please watch postings on FB and the website or contact us via FB to confirm PRIOR to travelling to avoid disappointment



Prizes will be given to 1st places in the following categories.  Only one prize per person:

  • First Male and Female
  • Senior Male and Senior Female (up to 39)
  • Veteran Male and Veteran Female (40-49)
  • Super Veteran Male and Super Veteran Female (50-59)
  • Super Super Veteran Male and Female (60 upwards).

Results will be available after the event at our Facebook page - search for Twmbarlwm Terror (careful with the spelling!)

Please contact us on Facebook if there are any questions relating to any of the above.  

Fairwater Runners Cwmbran would like to thank the following bodies/people for their co-operation and allowing the event to take place:-

  • Gwent Police
  • Cadw
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Torfaen Council
  • Newport Council
  • St John's Ambulance
  • Risca Leisure Centre
  • All Land Owners




03 Nov 2023 23:59£13.00£15.00

*Discounted for members of any of WA EA SA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 05/11/2023

10:30:00 - 14:00:00

Status: Closed

Total Places: 250

Places Available: ??



Stuart Ball



Risca Leisure Centre Risca Newport NP116GH