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Ultra Trail Wales 2018

Taking place on the weekend of the 25th/ 26th of August, 2018, Ultra Trail Wales will be special in that the race route will take in one of Wales’ most iconic mountains, a world renowned estuary and the majesty of Wales’ greatest forest. 

Set in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, Ultra Trail Wales will have one of the most iconic, challenging and mouth-wateringly beautiful race routes of any event in the UK. Over 50 stunning and challenging miles (80km) and with over 3700m / 12,200ft of elevation gain, the event is set to literally take the breath away!

Starting early on Saturday the 25th of August, Ultra Trail Wales is set to capture the imagination of ultra runners from the across the sport, and by year three organisers hope to take the event to a global status and develop further Wales’ stature as a destination for truly world-class outdoor events.

Runners from across the world are expected to descend on the historic market town of Dolgellau in south Gwynedd, Wales  – home to the start and finish of the race. 

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