The Hiraethog Trail Run Challenge
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Be part of this fully guided one day trail run. Perfect for those looking to experience something a little special, the course follows trails from Pentrefoelas to Bodfari. Come to tackle 5325ft of ascent or to experience the glorious scenery.
Sat 10th Jul 2021
Pentrefoelas, United Kingdom
The event experience
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Pentrefoelas, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0LE, UK
The run follows a linear trail from Pentrefoelas on the outskirts of Snowdonia, to Bodfari in the Vale of Clwyd.
Runners will climb a total of 5325ft over the 42.4 mile course and will cover ground which is not well trodden.
The scenery will be breathtaking. Some highlights of the route include: the high ground of Mynydd Hireathog, Clocaenog Forest, hidden reservoirs and of course views of Snowdonia.
There are 6 sections each around 6-9 miles in length. At the end of each section, there will be water and refreshments.
- Fully qualified guides will be with you every step of the way
- Safety and first aid cover
- Checkpoint support
- Refreshment stations including snacks and water
- Transport (in case of injury)
- Route specific momento
How to get there
Pentrefoelas, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0LE, UKGet full directions
Address: Riverside Chocolate House, Pentrefoelas, LL240LE
Event day logistics
06:30 - Run Begins
End of Day Refreshments: Dinorben Arms
The guides will dictate the pace of the group but it will average around 3.7mph, a brisk walk for most.
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OutFit provide Fitness Services, Events & Challenges for all abilities. The goal is to get people moving outdoors, with all of the benefits that brings - and are experts in getting people to their goals, and beyond! We welcome experienced runners, but particularly enjoy seeing beginners get involved and achieve great things. Expect a friendly welcome and a great time with us on your event day.
This event is not appropriate for spectators.
- Although checkpoints have snacks and water, runners are encouraged to bring their own refreshments
- Warm clothing is advised depending on the weather conditions
How much altitude is gained over this run?
Throughout the course you will make ~5,325 ft ascent.
What is the structure to the day?
The day will be broken down into 6 sections, roughly 6 to 9 miles in length. There will be first aid, food/refreshments at each section and your change of clothes, should you need it.
Should I bring snacks/supplies?
Yes. Although some food and drinks will be provided for you, it is recommended that you bring your own personal stash to keep you going.
What happens if I get injured along the way?
In the unlikely event that you are injured Outfit will arrange transportation back to your vehicle.
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