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.
The Challenge
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Sat 10th Jul 2021
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Pentrefoelas, United Kingdom
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The event experience

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Pentrefoelas, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0LE, UK
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The Challenge:
Races summary
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The Challenge
Route information
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.
What's included
  • 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, UK
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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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Spectator Info
This event is not appropriate for spectators.
Kit List
  • 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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