Ultra Wales 50 Mile

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£87 - £89
Weave your way through the wonderful Welsh countryside in summer. Make this your next challenge to remember. This looped course means, at every turn there will be something new to see. Best of all the support, route, and atmosphere of GB Ultra events are unmatched!
50 mile
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6:00am Sat 24th Jun 2023
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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Coed-y-Brenin, Coed-y-Brenin, Dolgellau LL40, UK
Start times
6:00am Sat 24th Jun 2023
50 mile:
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Ultra Wales 50 Mile
50 mile
1 Loop
£87 - £89
Route information
Terrain Off-road, road, pavement, trail, and grass
Elevation 890m
Route Type Loop
Checkpoint 1
At the 10 Mile mark, you'll reach the first checkpoint. This is located close to the Leisure Centre.
Checkpoint 2
At 16 Miles, you'll arrive at the second checkpoint. This is located at: Dol Idris Car Park/Minffordd Car Park. Support teams are welcome at this checkpoint.
Checkpoint 3
Checkpoint 3 is a at the 22 Mile mark. The address is: Ty Nant, Pony Path, Arthog, Gwynedd, LL40 1TN. Support teams are welcome at this checkpoint.
Checkpoint 4
At 30 Miles by the Dragon Threatre on Jubilee Road, you'll reach the fourth checkpoint. Support teams are welcome at this checkpoint.
Checkpoint 5
The 39 Mile mark brings you to Pont Scethin, Dyffryn Ardudwy, Gwynedd, LL45 2PL. No Support teams are permitted at this checkpoint.
Checkpoint 6
Checkpoint 6 is the 45 Mile mark and is located at Graigddu Ganol, Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, LL40 2LB.
The finish is at Coed-y-Brenin Visitor Centre.
Course Records
  • Male: Tim Woodier, 11:06:26
  • Female: Charlotte Beddow, 12:30:04
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Live GPS Tracking
  • Aid Stations
How to get there
Coed-y-Brenin, Coed-y-Brenin, Dolgellau LL40, UK
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Please park at the Co-op/supermarket near the first checkpoint. The Co-op address is: Dolgellau - Arran Rd, Dolgellau LL40 1LH.
Event day logistics
5.00–9.00 Registration & Race No. Collection.
4:15–5:45 Registration, Race No. Collection & GB Race Tracker Collection.
06:00 Race Start.
Age Requirements
Those wishing to take on Ultra Wales 2023, must be at least 21 years old on race-day.
Cup-less Event
Ultra Wales 50 mile is a cup-less event, meaning you must bring a receptacle to refill at the checkpoints/aid stations.
Event Rules
GB Ultras believe all participants should make proper and mindful transport arrangements prior to the event and NO participant should be in charge of a car directly after the event. Please make sensible arrangements.
Must have run at least a marathon distance race prior to the event. This can be for an event not yet taken place but that will be completed prior to the 2023 Ultra Wales start.
Am I allowed Support teams at the Ultra Wales 50 mile checkpoints?
Yes, you are allowed support at most of the course checkpoints.
Will there be parking available at the Ultra Wales 50 mile?
It is advised the participants park in the Co-op located close to the first checkpoint.
Can I drive after the Ultra Wales 50 mile?
It is highly discouraged. Participants should not drive after the event, and make suitable travel arrangements instead.
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£87 - £89

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