Ultra Trail Snowdonia

Andy Wright had never done an Ultra run before so decided that a good starting place would be the most brutal 50 miler that Snowdonia could muster.  Below he describes his experience at the 2019 UTS50

The Idea

For some time now I’ve been keen to try my hand at an Ultra, though some level of depravaity led me to decide to start my Ultra journey by picking a race as brutal as the UTS50.   The seed had been sown 12 months previously when a group of us met race organiser Michael Jones during our Welsh 3000s challenge.  I’m sure he did mention something about tough climbs etc, but all I heard was “top quality coffee at all the check points” and so it was that I’d signed up and began training. Continue reading

Club Competitions 2019

It’s a dark damp evening, so put the fire on, make a hot chocolate and get your 2019 diary out. The selection has been made for the races to appear in the club competitions next year.

They are listed below, and can also be filtered out from the website calendar.  (See the feed at the foot of this post which highlights all the races that are in any of the competitions)

Full details of the competition rules can be found on the competitions page, in the members area of the website, which also provides a list of the races within each competition.

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