The Vale Coastal Ultra race is a 32 mile linear route along the entire coast of the Vale of Glamorgan. It is suitable for both runners and fast walkers. The Vale Coastal Trail Race is a 18.5 mile run along the Coast Path passing through the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.
The full course race starts at 08:00 on the Saturday morning from Penarth Pier (CF64 3AU). From here the route follows the Wales Coastal Path, almost entirely on trail. It hugs the clifftop passing numerous hiden and rugged bays all the way to the splendid beachside resort of Ogmore-by-sea. The route itself passes 19 beaches, with the final 14 miles travelling along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast with its dramatic cliffs, amazing rock formations, romantic coves and rolling countryside.
The 18.5 mile race starts at 10.30 at Porthkerry Park, Barry CF62 3BY