Wild Horse 200 - North Wales
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This hilly Ultra set in the picturesque area of North Wales is bound to get your heart racing. Including 24,449 feet of elevation, this race will have you explore the mountainous backcountry of North Wales. Join this event to earn your finisher's belt buckle and to see where your limits lie.
Wed 17th Aug 2022
Chester, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
20 to 50m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Bumpers Lane, Sealand Industrial Estate, Chester CH1 4LT, UK
This fantastic point to point 200 mile Ultra will take you across the mountainous region of North Wales. This fully-marked hilly course boasts an impressive 24,448 feet of elevation, so make sure to conserve your energy. You can expect to keep well fed and watered with checkpoints every 25 miles to pick up your drop bags. You will trek across famous trails such as Offa’s Dyke, Clwydian Way, the Hiraethog Trail as well as the Snowdonia Slate Trail. Onwards from the Snowdonia Slate Trail, you will reach the finish line, which is located at Blaenau Ffestiniog.
The race is well supported with aid stations serving real food, sleep stations, skilled medical team, live tracking of runners, and handmade finisher buckles as well as other glorious swag to take home.
- Finisher's Belt Buckle
- Fully-marked course
- Wild Horse 200 organic cotton T-shirt
- Mid Wales 200 map print
- BRAV Socks
- Live runner tracking
- Aid stations
- First aid
How to get there
Bumpers Lane, Sealand Industrial Estate, Chester CH1 4LT, UKGet full directions
The start line is located at the edge of the River Dee just off of Bumpers Lane in Chester.
If travelling from London you can take the A4 onto the M4 where you can then take the M40, M42, M6 Toll, M5 and M56, taking the exit for the A540 from the M56. Then continue onto Parkgate Road A540.
If travelling from London by train you can take the London Euston Avanti West Coast Service to Crewe, changing for the transport for Wales service to Chester.
Event day logistics
Start times will be confirmed closer to the date of the race.
The start line is located at the edge of the River Dee, just off of Bumpers Lane in Chester.
Checkpoints can be found at every 25 mile interval. Runners are encouraged to bring their own crew. Runners can also access their drop bag at each checkpoint.
All runners must pass the 100 mile marker before the 55 hour mark.
The final cut-off time is 120 hours.
There will be well-supported aid stations, with both warm/cold food and drinks, sleep stations, and medical support.
A single sleep station drop bag can be transported to all 3 sleep stations, which are located at 70, 120, and 160 miles.
All runners are encouraged by the organisers to bring their own crew.
Is there a time cut-off for the Wild Horse North Wales?
Yes, there is a strict 120 hour cut-off to complete the race.
Are spectators allowed for the Wild Horse 200 North Wales?
Supporters can follow along live online, as each runner will receive a tracker at the start of the race.
Can runners bring a crew for the Wild Horse 200 North Wales?
Yes, runners are recommended to run the race crewed.
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