The festive season is upon us, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by participating in the legendary Nos Galan Road Races in the heart of the Welsh valleys in Mountain Ash.
Named after the famous Welsh folk hero, Guto Nyth Bran, the Nos Galan Road Races are a time-honoured tradition that brings together the community in a celebration of history, athleticism, and festive cheer. The event is held annually on New Year’s Eve and includes races for all ages, a mystery runner tradition, and a stunning fireworks display.
Nestled in the Cynon Valley, Mountain Ash is a charming town that comes alive during the festive season. With its picturesque landscapes and welcoming community, it’s the perfect setting for the Nos Galan Road Races.
Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a festive enthusiast, there’s something for everyone at Nos Galan. From the children’s races to the adults’ 5K, the event caters to all fitness levels. And let’s not forget the thrilling anticipation of the mystery runner – a well-kept secret revealed only on the night of the race!
In line with our commitment to the environment, the Nos Galan Road Races are a plastic-free event. We encourage participants and spectators to join us in our efforts to reduce waste and promote sustainability.
Make the most of your visit to Mountain Ash by exploring the local attractions. From the stunning Dare Valley Country Park to the historic Aberdare Park, there’s plenty to see and do in this Welsh gem.
The Nos Galan Road Races are more than just a sporting event – they’re a testament to the vibrant community spirit, rich heritage, and festive joy that make Mountain Ash a truly special place. As the year draws to a close, the town transforms into a hub of celebration, with the races serving as the grand finale.
Among the proud residents of Mountain Ash is Clear Property, a leading estate agency that calls this Welsh gem home. With a deep understanding of the local market and a commitment to personalized service, Clear Property is proud to play a part in the town’s thriving community. Their passion for Mountain Ash is reflected in their work, helping others find their dream homes in this charming town.
So, come along and experience the magic of Nos Galan in Mountain Ash this festive season. Whether you’re a participant in the races or a spectator cheering from the sidelines, you’ll be swept up in the infectious energy and warmth that define this unique event. And who knows? You might just find yourself falling in love with Mountain Ash, just like we did.