Snowdon Ultra® 50 Mile

GB Ultras welcome ultra-runners to the remarkable Snowdonia National Park and the beautiful village of Betws-y-Coed (translated as 'Prayer in the woods' in Welsh) for the 4th Edition of Snowdon Ultra®!

Runners follow the Snowdonia Slate Trail past Swallow Falls to the foot of the Snowdonia mountains where the legendary Dragons await!

With 2785m of ascent, mountain trails lead to Heather Terrace on Tryfan, Snowdon Summit, Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr, Devil's Kitchen and Llyn Idwal before taking in the fantastic trails beside Llyn Crafnant and Llyn Geirionydd!

Saturday 3rd September 2022


Course Records

Mens PB - Alastair Rogers (GBR) 11 Hours 35 Minutes (2019)

Ladies PB - Amy Fulford (GBR) 14 Hours 00 Minutes (2019)


Watch the Race Live with GB Race Tracker

You can now watch the entire race unfold live thanks to the live tracking we use for this event



Take on 5 of our 50 Milers for the Grand Slam Medal & Hall of Fame





With live online GPS tracking from GB Race Tracker & brilliant support at checkpoints along the journey, it's a race you’ll always remember! With UTMB Qualifying Points, the race is a stunning challenge and a Navigation event.

Top 100 finishers earn a Gold Snowdon Ultra Medal, 101-200 finishers earn a Silver Snowdon Ultra Medal and 201+ finishers earn the Bronze Snowdon Ultra Medal.

There are additional Bespoke GB Ultras Trophies for the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female finishers and for the 1st 3 Teams (based on the accumulated times of their first 3 runners).

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Snowdon Ultra® 2022

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Full Race details

RACE REGISTRATION VENUE: Friday - Cae Llan/Village Green, Station Road, Betws-Y-Coed, LL24 0AE - or in severe weather - Betws-y-Coed Memorial Hall, Pentre Felin, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0BB

RACE REGISTRATION & START/FINISH LINE LOCATION: Saturday - Monday - Cae Llan/Village Green, Station Road, Betws-Y-Coed, LL24 0AE.

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At least 20 years old + at the time of the race (Rule T3 (141) S5 UKA Trail Running).
In good health and must have run at least a 50 Mile Ultra-Marathon distance race prior to the event.
This can be for an event not yet taken place but that will be completed prior to Snowdon Ultra start.
Runners are expected to be competent map readers for their own safety willing to use their map & compass throughout the event especially in low cloud/poor weather conditions and a night time.

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