Posted by danny on 01/06/2015
Hi, when are we getting our chip times please? It's been 2 days and I really need to know :)
Posted by Bryn Jones on 31/05/2015
Great event, really enjoyed it! Will be back again.
Posted by Nick Darroch on 30/05/2015 Email
2015 my first time here. Will be back next year for sure. Congratulations on such a well organised event!
Posted by shaun on 27/04/2015 Email
Posted by Frances Sloan on 09/11/2014
Great event. This was our first time running in this area and we were really impressed with the organisation and support from the local community.One small suggestion I would make would be to have a snack in the goody bag. We had come from cardiff and were starving by the end!
Posted by Rachel on 06/11/2014
Brilliant race, well organised and a MUCH improved course....loved it and will be back next year....thanks!
Posted by Simon Graham on 05/11/2014 Email
Great day and brilliantly organised. Thanks to all the marshalls and organisers. Definitely be back next year.
Posted by MARK WILLIAMS on 04/11/2014 Email
HI,I ENJOYED THE 10K RACE 2/11/14, THE WEATHER WAS PERFECT FOR THE EVENT.THE ORGANISATION WAS VERY GOOD,IT JUST GETS BETTER! YES I HEARD A FEW GRUMBLES AT THE REGISTRATION POINTS WHICH I AM SURE WILL BE IMPROVED IN TIME FOR NEXT YEARS EVENT.I THINK THAT IS DOWN TO THE PRICE OF A SUCCESSFUL EVENT !! WITH AN EVER INCREASING NUMBER OF ENTRANTS WHICH IS GOOD FOR THE SPORT AND CWMAVON!!! I RESIDE NEAR TO THE COURSE AND TRAIN AROUND THIS AREA ITS A GOOD RACE TO ATTEND, SO WELL DONE TO YOU SHAUN, AND EVERYBODY CONCERNED IN PUTTING THIS EVENT TOGETHER FOR A SECOND YEAR IN SU
CCSESSION WHICH IS NOT EASY,YOUVE DONE THE HARD BIT ,WE HAD THE EASY BIT LOL! I LOOK FORWARD TO RUNNING THIS AGAIN NEXT YEAR.KIND REGARDS TO YOU ALL, MARK.
Posted by John on 04/11/2014
Really enjoyed the race yesterday - great atmosphere and a very scenic course. Return next year to take on the Bwstfil y Bryn!
Posted by Darren Rees-Morgan on 03/11/2014 Email
Hello, I would like to say that I enjoyed the race yesterday, however I felt that the registration was poor. Due to the large numbers involved along with my colleagues we all had to que up to obtain our race numbers, although we had all pre entered. This then had a knock on effect as I was not able to get closer to the start line as I wanted to. I appreciate that these events are difficult to manage, however could consideration be made to send out pre entries via post for next year. Many Thanks
Posted by Sarah on 03/11/2014
Great atmosphere at the Richard Burton Race yesterday. Thank you to all the volunteers and supporters you were brilliant!
Posted by Stephen Calvert on 03/11/2014
Great day...GREAT TURNOUT...perfect conditions and good to meet so many new RB runners...not tome nation fantastic support from near and far ...see you at Bwystfil y Bryn and RB 10km 2015
Posted by Maria on 18/07/2014
I wanted to say a huge thank you to all who worked so hard on Saturday. It was my first Beast of Bryn but I'm sure not my last. Brilliant.
Posted by Jocelle Lovell on 18/07/2014
I just wanted to say a massive thank you for yesterday. Myself and a friend ran the Beast of Bryn for the first time, and we were taken back not only by the beautiful scenery and breath taking views along the route, but by the welcome, atmosphere and friendliness of the day. I have run many road races over the years, and they struggle to compare to the seamless coordination of yesterday's event. The village of Bryn should be proud. I will definitely be back next year.
Posted by Raven Williams on 12/07/2014
I ran with the Lliswerry girls and we would all like to purchase a photo if it is possible to view it first.
Posted by Sarah on 12/07/2014
I'm a bit late in sending you this, but just wanted you to know what a fun day/race we had. I would love to say that I had an amazing race, but in fact I was only the chauffeur to my 16yr old son. Who had a really good race, which he really enjoyed. The organisation and atmosphere leading up to and including on the day was great. My son has informed me that he would love to do it again next year (much praise from a teenager). So injuries depending will see you again then.
Wishing you all the best
Posted by Sara Hermanis on 12/07/2014
Big thanks for a fantastic race really did enjoy it all.
I'll definitely be back next year.
Posted by Kath Quant on 12/07/2014
Thank you for a brilliant race, I really enjoyed myself! I would love to see photos from the day if possible. Thank you
Posted by Tracie Williams on 12/07/2014
Thanks for a great race, I did the 15 miles but am a bit disappointed that most of the photos were for the the 6.8 mile runners. I've scanned the photos and it would have been great to see more of the longer run. (Ps I was Tracie Williams Lliswerry Runners).
Posted by Laura Thompson on 12/07/2014
My husband and I did the 15miler this year - we'd love to see the photos :)
Posted by tom Morris on 16/06/2014 Email
Despite the family connections - what a fantastic event - we'll be back again next year
Posted by Kate, Cardiff on 14/06/2014
First attempt at taming the beast, won't be my last. Very hard race but scenery and friendliness make it worth the effort.
Posted by Janice Clement on 09/06/2014
Loved this race. Little bit organised chaos at the start, with no clear idea of what the start time was going to be, but otherwise well marshalled and great atmosphere. Fab scenery and lovely cakes at the end. Will defo be back next year!
Posted by Elaine Rees on 08/06/2014
I really enjoyed the run, it was tough but a fantastic achievement. Great organisation and atmosphere. However I was disappointed by the unenthusiastic marshalls! no cheers, claps or words of encouragement from the majority of them.
Posted by Steve Waygood on 08/06/2014
Many thanks, a great atmosphere. I did thank as many people on the day as possible. A gem of race thanks to the people of Bryn from Bryn my beastly (he's not) rescue dog. Never walk!
Posted by Dr Will Edwards on 31/05/2014
Cheers Graham and Shaun and the BRAG team, marshalls and helpers. If Carlsberg did trail races...fantastic event. Long may it continue.
Posted by shaun tobin on 16/02/2014 Email
the 6.8 mile race this year will be part of the welsh trail running championships (short course).to score points in the welsh championships you have to compete in one long one medium and one short race, that has been selected to be good enough to be included as one of the races you need to run to gain points for the welsh trail running championships. bwystfil y bryn 6.8 mile race is delighted to be included as a championship race.we will not disappoint.any athletes already entered in the 15 and would like to swap to the 6.8 please contact myself. a great race/day is being planned .
Posted by michelle on 08/12/2013 Email
what a excellent website!! so nice 2 see all the photos of my children doing the race, and looking forward to 2014.
Posted by Andrew Greathead on 05/06/2013
First time beast runner, I travelled a long way to do it and was not disapointed. The whole week weekend was brilliant and the atmosphere in the village was great, from speaking to Shaun and Graham at 06:30 on the morning to leaving and talking to Lee on Sunday, everybody was so warm and friendly. Back next year....who knows but so glad to have been part of a great race. Andrew Greathead - Bishop Auckland
Posted by sharon leech on 03/06/2013 Email
Another great race this year, again excellent marshalling and organisation, improved with chip timing and a better start route, I thoroughly enjoyed! The horses added an extra 'bwystfil' element to the race, although I was glad to see the back of them! Many thanks, looking forward to next year!
Posted by Sarah Joseph on 03/06/2013
Saturdays Beast was just that! But once again I loved it!! the weather was superb making the race its self even more challenging (6.8 miles. Great organisation throughout. I will be back again next year!!
Posted by sarah joseph on 02/06/2013 Email
Another great race with a challenging route! Glorious weather too. Loved it again will be back to break the Beast again next year :-)
Posted by Anna Spencer on 01/06/2013
Today I ran with you on the 6.8 mile shorter run. I haven't got my time yet.
I wanted to say what a brilliant day it was. I have 2 children and my husband was worried about arriving too early with me (for registration etc) in case our daughter got bored. But, this was not long lived, as the rides and items you had on for the children were running throughout the day, so I would like to urge others with family to sign up next year as the children are well catered for (providing they have an adult with them of course).
This was my first ever longer distance run and definitely I have never attempted to do Alpine running (well, jogging) but today was amazing. The first 2 miles were a lovely easy start to get into, then it started to go uphill very gently. Then for the next 2.5/3 miles, it was very hard going and steep, I had to walk the majority of this, but at the marker for 5 miles it was all downhill to the finish (except the final short climb uphill to the rugby field) and it was sup
Posted by Graham Rowland on 06/05/2013 Email
Di Botcher (Auntie Brenda) from Stella will be starting this years race!
Posted by peter on 15/01/2012
WILL PUT NOTICE ON FRONT PAGE WHEN ENTRY IS OPEN. IT WILL BE BOTH POSTAL AND WEBB.
THANKS FOR INTREST SEE YOU THERE
Posted by Graham Rowland on 11/01/2012 Email
This years event will be even bigger and better. All you runners out there enter the Beast and feel the spirit of Wales.