Run Walk Crawl Trail Races

 
Brecon to Cardiff Winter Ultra (9th February 2020)

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The Brecon to Cardiff Ultra is a one way fully marked 70k ultra run following the Taff Trail. It takes place in early February each year just in time for those new year resolutions. The route runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park past mountains, rivers, reservoirs and woodland taking in some great views. The course is fully marked, making this an ideal race for beginners looking to complete their first ultra or for experienced runners to post a fast time.  It is a UTMB qualifing race and is worth 3 points.
 
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Vale Coastal Ultra & 18.5 mile (6th April 2019)

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The Vale Coastal Ultra takes in the entire 32 mile coast of the Vale of Glamorgan from the historic Penarth Pier to Ogmore-by-sea.  It is fast and (relatively) flat course that runs on a variety of cliff top trail, shingle and sand beaches.  As you run along the coast on one side you will have the dramtic scenery of the Severn Estuary and the hills of North Devon and on the other the hills of South Wales!  There is also a 18.5 mile option that starts from Rhoose and joins the ultra route to finish at Orgmore.  It is a UTMB qualifing race and is worth 2 points.
 
For more information about Vale Ultras and 18.5 mile race click here


The Dragon Coastal Ultra Races- 100miles or 100k (2nd & 3rd May 2020)

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The Dragon 100 Coastal Race is a ultra-trail footrace along the Wales Coastal Path. There is a choice of TWO distances - 100 miles from Rhossili Bay to Cardiff Bay OR 100 kilometers from Afan Forest to Cardiff Bay. The routes are ideal for a first attempt at either distance or for a seasoned runner looking to post a quick time over some fast runnable trails. The route follows the Wales Coastal Path and passes through some stunning scenery including the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and parts of the Afan Forest. Both routes finish at Cardiff Bay after a run over the Cardiff Bay Barrage.

For more information about the Dragon 100 click here


Brecon Beacons Mountain Trail Race (1st June 2019)
 
New for 2019 the Brecon Beacons Mountain Trail Races are two races set in the heart of the National Park that will take you to some new and unexplored trails as well as some Beacons classics!  The routes take in mountain summits, windswept ridges, rivers, waterfalls and are a true tour of the area!  Both events are fully marked.

For more information about the Mountain Trail Races click here





SW100 - 'The Ultra Tour De Cymru'  (21st-23rd June 2019)

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The SW100 - The Ultra Tour De Cymru - is a 100 mile ultra trail footrace starting and finishing in Cardiff, crossing the South Wales Valleys and the Brecon Beacons. The route passes many famous landmarks, including castles, mountain summits, waterfalls and green rolling hills all linked by an amazing network of trails. The route has approximately 6000 meters of ascent and is over 90% on trails. It is a UTMB qualifying race and is worth 6 points.

"that race is simply "insane" and must be one of the hardest 100 milers in Europe if not further afield".
 
For more information about SW100 click here

 
SW50 - 'Brecon to Cardiff Summer Ultra' (22nd June 2019)

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The South Wales 50 is a fully marked mountain trail ultra in the Brecon Beacons and sourrounding South Wales Valleys. The Brecon to Cardiff Ultra Trail Race is the summer mountain version of the highly popular winter Brecon to Cardiff ultra. As the weather is more dependable we leave the low level Taff Trail and head over the mountain peaks!. What results is an amazing trail running route with mixed and varied terrain through some stunning mountains, valleys, and rolling runnable trails. It is a UTMB qualifying race and is worth 3 points.
 
"It was a superb event! Beautiful course, excruciatingly tough, great vibe amoungst partcipants and amazing support along the entire route! "
 
For more information about SW50 click here


Celtic Trail Races (13th July 2019)
 
New for 2019, the Celtic Trail Races are two exciting trail running races following the old high level route, the 'Coed Morgannwg Way'. The Coed Morgannwg way is a dramatic route following ancient tracks of Celtic origin, with amazing views across the Brecon Beacons, The Black Mountain, South Wales Valleys and South Wales Coast.  The route goes through woodlands, pastures, moorland and mountainsides.  It is a fast, fun, runnable route following some of Wales hidden trails.  It is a fully marked course with running arrows, flags and tape at all junctions and turns.
 
For more information about the Celtic Trail Races click here.
 



Pembrokeshire Coastal Races (4th - 8th September 2019)
 
With 3 race distances to choose from along Britains only Coastal National Trail the question is - which one will you go for!  The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path is a well marked trail hugging what is widely regarded as the most breathtaking and beautiful coastline in Britain!  The 100mile race is a challenging non-stop ultra race from Dale to St Dogmaels, it is a UTMB qualifying race worth 5 points.  The 3 day stage race follows the same 100 mile route, but is split over 3 single stage sections with an overninght camp between each section.  The Pembrokeshire 180 is the whole coast path from Amroth to St Dogmaels split over 5 days.
 
For more information about the Pembrokeshire Ultra Races click here.



 


 

Gower Coastal Races (12th October 2019)

The Gower Coastal Trail Races are 3 long distance events following the Wales Coastal Path around the beautiful Gower Peninsula. 
The Gower Ultra 50 race is a complete 50 mile circumnavigation of the peninsula, the Gower Ultra Bach (Little) follows the final 34 miles of coast line from the small settlement of Llandimore to the Mumbles and new for 2019, the Gower Trail Race follows the final 23 miles of the Gower Ultra route from Rhossili to Mumbles.
 
For more information about the Gower Coastal Races click here.

 
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