‘Brutal’ 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales delights in Coed y Brenin sun

Big crowds, perfect weather, top-class racing and a stunning backdrop welcome home hundreds of trail runners at Coed y Brenin for the 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales. The 5th edition of the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales at Coed y Brenin Forest Park in North Wales on Saturday saw participants from across the UK and Europe take on what is now renowned as [...]

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Saturday Night’s alright!

As entries go live for the 2015 Petzl Night Trail Wales, Saturday the 10th of October promises to be a night to remember at Coed y Brenin. With a format of laps over 3 hours of racing, solo runners and teams of three will attempt to cover as much distance as possible in the allocated start / finish time [...]


Trail running is the winner at biggest-ever Salomon Trail Marathon Wales

Top class competition and worthy champions were the order of the day at the 4th edition of the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales last weekend, but it was the almost 1000 participants who were the real winners as large crowds flocked to Coed y Brenin Forest Park, in North Wales. The enjoyment factor of this event was raised yet another notch this [...]

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Salomon announced as Trail Marathon Wales headline sponsor

After backing the race from the very first year, Salomon have extended their investment in Trail Marathon Wales with a 3-year headline sponsorship agreement for the event that will see the brand back the event through to 2017. Speaking about the deal, UK and Northern European marketing manager Richard Philip said: “We are really excited [...]


A Day with Anna Frost

Exciting News Alert! Not exactly Trail Marathon Wales news, but all related to trail running and Coed y Brenin. In 2015 we will be hosting a very special day (date to be announced once our guest knows her 2015 race movements!) – A Day with Anna Frost. The global trail running star will return to [...]


Entries to the Buff Winter Trail Wales go live!

Entry for the inaugural Buff Winter Trail Wales went live on October 1st with organisers stating that the 300 places would quickly sell-out. Taking place on Saturday the 24th of January 2015, the Buff Winter Trail Wales will take in the Trail Marathon Wales half marathon race route across the same stunning trails and tracks of the world-renowned [...]

Vaughan scorches to TMW 2014 win

Welsh internationals reign as temperatures soar at Wales’ biggest trail marathon  With breathtaking views that would rival an Alpine race, Trail Marathon Wales last weekend entertained almost 800 runners, with temperatures reaching the mid-20s Wales and GB internationals Alun Vaughan, Andrea Rowlands and Rob Samuel along with Shrewsbury’s Zoe McLennan, taking the honours as large crowds flocked to Coed y [...]

2014 entries set to open for Trail Marathon Wales

This Sunday (1st September) sees the opening of entries for the 3rd edition of Trail Marathon Wales, and organisers are once again expecting a rush of interest for the event which has grown to be one of the UK’s premier trail marathons. With 400 marathon and 600 half marathon places up for grabs the event [...]


Race Report 2013

Siggers swaggers home at Trail Marathon Wales - Wales’ biggest trail marathon once again delights participants    Last Saturday (22 June) saw Coed y Brenin Forest Park transformed into an arena of trail running, as the MTB mecca welcomed over 700 trail runners for the 2013 Trail Marathon Wales. In 2012 Wales’ newest trail marathon saw over 500 runners embark on the [...]

2013 Results now online

All results for the full and half marathon race at Trail Marathon Wales 2013 are online over at TDL Event Services now http://www.tdl.ltd.uk/race-results.php?event=1370 http://www.tdl.ltd.uk/race-results.php?event=1371


Final Competitor Race Instructions

The Final Competitor Race Instructions have been added to the site, informing competitors on all they should need to know about the race in 2013. Newsletters informing runners on other additional aspects will be emailed to all competitors in the next 10 days.  


Wales use TMW as selection race for World Championships

Welsh Athletics will once again use Trail Marathon Wales as a selection race for the Welsh team who will attend the World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships in Poland this August. Applications for potential international team members who have not already registered for Trail Marathon Wales should be submitted to Matt Ward and consult the Welsh [...]


Route Update

With 50 days to go until the 2013 Trail Marathon Wales were are still preparing what we feel will be a route to remember. The Half Trail Marathon Wales route will remain the same as in 2012, with a guide here. Due to weather conditions in 2012 we had to re-route the full marathon with [...]


April / May Transfer Window

After overwhelming numbers of entries to Trail Marathon Wales, closing the race a full 16 weeks before the event and subsequently receiving high volumes of enquiries for a waiting list, an entry transfer provision has been put in place. This following system of transferring entries has been used to great effect by other races of a similar [...]


We are full!

Moving into its second year one of Wales’ biggest trail running events, Trail Marathon Wales, has closed entries to the full marathon, after reaching the maximum 400 entries in a little over 90 days for the June 2013 race. Trail Marathon Wales also hosts a half marathon and with over 300 entries from the maximum 500 already [...]


2012 Race Report

Well, after a period which saw us having to route, re-route and then re-route again, we have finally agreed the full and half marathon routes for the 2012 Trail Marathon Wales. The event is organised by runners – trail runners, so every detail of the route has been devised and planned with the interests of the [...]


Race Routes 2012

Well, after a period which saw us having to route, re-route and then re-route again, we have finally agreed the full and half marathon routes for the 2012 Trail Marathon Wales. The event is organised by runners – trail runners, so every detail of the route has been devised and planned with the interests of the [...]