Snowdonia Trail Running Challenge – The Autumn Crossing

25 September 2021
Rhyd Ddu, Gwynedd, UK (Wales)
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mountains race
57 KM
1 day
1300 Runners
Difficulty:    Advanced
ENTRY FEE:    62 GBP

We’re back at our brand new location on the shores of Llyn Cwellyn nr Rhyd Ddu in the heart of Snowdonia. Set at Bron Fedw Uchaf farm on the quieter side of the mountain range our new routes will give you a chance to explore the less popular trails in the area.

The route will head out towards the mountain ranges and forestry’s to the west with the most spectacular sea views. You will climb Moel Hebog, Y Garn and the Nanlle ridge to name but a few. 

We have distances from 11k – 55k to choose from and all will test your abilities and mental strength. This is by far our hardest race on our calendar so please check the routes before you enter, after all this is Snowdonia.

Canicross friendly (please ensure your dog has trained for the event).

Event Organiser

Trail Events Co

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