Race name – Trail Half Marathon: Wales
Distance – 13.1 miles
Runner – Lesley Muggeridge
Approx # Competitors – 600 marathon, 650 half marathon
Price – £25.00
What do you have to show for it – Locally sustained wooden coaster, cotton t-shirt, Torq gel
Course Description – stunning trails and tracks of the world-renowned Coed y Brenin forest in the Snowdonia National Park. Taking in fully marked trail single track, forest roads and paths in some of the most stunning forestry and heathland in the UK.
Reality of Course Description – accurate and also very hilly as takes place at the North Wales mountain bike centre. 570m of ascent but feels so much more than that (the marathon has 1060 metres of ascent). Singl
Water and Fuel Stations – 6 & 10 miles (a third at 3 miles if the weather is very hot)
Time of year – June
Why I chose this race – close to where my friends live, love the scenery
Organisation – very well organised
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Will I be back – Yes
Tips for next time – be fitter to run up and down more of those massive hills, put on mozi spray ‘cos of the bugs.
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