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Nos Galan Event Information


Event Timetable

Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate New Year's Eve this year?


Frequently asked questions - your Nos Galan race questions answered.

Online Registration - All You Need to Know

Nos Galan Road Races - All You Need to Know

Lillian Board Memorial Cup

Presented each year in memory and celebration of the life of former Nos Galan Mystery Runner, Lillian Board - the 'Golden Girl of British Athletics.'

Bernard Baldwin Memorial Cup

Presented each year in memory and celebration of the life of Nos Galan Road Races founder, Bernard Baldwin MBE.

Event Sponsors

Would you like to become a sponsor of the Nos Galan Road Races?

History of Nos Galan

Nos Galan Road Races celebrates the life and achievements of Welsh runner Guto Nyth Brân. Founded in 1958 by local runner Bernard Baldwin, it is run over the 5km around Mountain Ash Town Centre.


Every year, Rhondda Cynon Taf's Mayor chooses charities to support during their year in office. You can help this fundraising effort by downloading a sponsorship form and running in aid of this year's charities.

Travel & Parking Information

A free Nos Galan Park and Ride service will operate once again this year. A shuttle bus will run every 10 - 15 minutes from 3.30pm until 9.30pm on 31st December.


Couch to 5K Running Plan.

Residents Information

The Nos Galan festivities are held between 4.30pm - 8.30pm.

Visit RCT

Why not make a New Year break of it! And stay in Rhondda Cynon Taf in the heart of the Valleys over the festive period.

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