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Events in Betws-y-Coed and the surrounding areas…

There is always lots on - and lots to do and see - in and around Betws-y-Coed.

In addition to the events in the calendar below there are regular events throughout the summer:

St. Mary’s Church Betws-y-Coed - Welsh Male Voice Choir Concert, Sunday evenings in July, August and September. Please visit the Tourist Information Centre for more details.

ANTIQUES in Betws-y-Coed - Thursday morning in summer months at St. Mary’s Church in village centre.

BOOK FAIR in Betws-y-Coed - Saturday mornings in The Memorial Hall – Look for signage for dates.

Hint if you see a + symbol click the event for more information!

February 24th Rhyl 10 mile run Rhyl +

Set in the seaside town of Rhyl along the North Wales coast, this flat, fast course is sure to be a hit with runners chasing their 10 mile PB, this course has been designed with one thing in mind, helping you achieve your personal best, so if your a club runner or a fun runner you can be sure of a good time

https://www.runwales.com/events/rhyl-10-mile/ BOOK ONLINE (advanced booking required)

March 4th Anglesey Half Marathon Menai Bridge, Anglesey, North Wales +

Welcome to the iconic Jones o Gymru Anglesey Half Marathon - THE most beautiful half marathon in the UK. The route is undulating yet quick (CR is 67:23) but most of all it is incredibly stunning. Starting on the iconic Menai Suspension Bridge and running in front of the gorgeous Snowdonia backdrop this race is truly one of a kind. The race provides the perfect pre-London and Manchester marathon preparation. Alternatively, it is a beautiful undulating course with stunning scenery - perfect for an early season PB. The entry fee includes, electronic chip timing, event family entertainment, a unique free commemorative race T-shirt, a bespoke finishers medal, refreshments at the race finish line and loads more. If the half marathon sounds too much, simply come along and soak up the atmosphere, there will be heaps to see and do, including children and junior races.  All of the races will start by running across the Menai Suspension Bridge.

http://angleseyhalfmarathon.com/ BOOK ONLINE (advanced booking required)

March 24th Great Orme Giant Walk: Ladies Walk Llandudno +

Great Orme, Llandudno Ladies and Girls, get your friends together. Dig out the neon, the sparkles and the onesies and let’s have some fun! Brand new 10 and 20 mile fun walk around the fabulous Great Orme, Llandudno. Choose between the full 20 miles daytime and nightime adventure.. or for the 10 mile option you can chose between a day time start, or set off a bit later in time to see the sunset from the Great Orme. 20 miles – (estimated 5 – 8 hours to complete) 10 miles day – (estimated 2.5 – 4 hours to complete) 10 miles night – (estimated 3 – 4.5 hours to complete) The route will take you round the Great Orme to the beautiful west shore beach and finish back at Bodafon Farm Park with a celebration.. including a well earned glass of fizz and cake!

Contact: Tracey Breese 07525 625375 http://www.breeseadventures.co.uk/events/great-orme-walk/ BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: £20 -35 (advanced booking required)

March 24th 6th Trail Race Portmerion Portmerion +

Portmeirion is surrounded by 70 acres of exotic woodlands, and magical trails, in and out of each other. In 2018 it will be the 5th 6th Trail to be held in this amazing location. A 6km run, a ‘challenging’ trail run in the “Gwyllt” woods for March 24th, 2018. We as a team have brought it forward by a month due to the number of weddings been held in Portmeirion. The 2014 race was the first time for this type of event had been hosted in Portmeirion village. The 2018 trail run / race will be the same distance as previous years, 6km which is different to 5k or 10k, (but why not), and will go into other areas of the Portmeirion grounds. We will include a kids race in conjunction with HEBOG Runners. Great comments from people as well, fun runners, and the elite, and many of the latter feeling as they have ran a half marathon not a 6km!!

07867 976183 info@6thtrail.co.uk. BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: From £17

April - September Hand Spinning Demonstration and Rag Rug Making Trefriw Woollen Mill +

Hand Spinning Demonstration and Rag Rug making. All year round: various dates at Trefriw Woollen Mill. Please see website for further details.


April 14th - 15th Ultra Weekend Coed Y Brenin. Coed Y Brenin +

After a super-successful debut in 2017 the Run. Coed y Brenin Ultra Weekend will be back once again in 2018. Taking place across the weekend of the 14th and 15th of April, 2018, this 2-day course will be brought to you by the same team behind the fantastic Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School series of courses and events such as the Day with Anna Frost weekend and the highly acclaimed Salomon Trail Marathon Wales race. The Ultra Weekend promises to be an event that will push the ultra running aspirations and develop the personal boundaries for runners* seasoned and new, looking to go beyond the marathon!

http://www.runcoedybrenin.com/events-at-coed-y-brenin/ultra-weekend/ BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: £120 (advanced booking required)

May 12th Quest Betws Y Coed Betws Y Coed +

What is Quest Betws Y Coed? Quest BETWS Y COED is a one-day multi adventure sport race and is part of the Quest Adventure Series UK. The race involves running, cycling and kayaking across the spectacular mountains, valleys and lakes of Snowdonia Forest Park. Choose from 3 challenging routes, in one of the most epic location in Wales- Mini 25km, Sport 42km and the Expert 53km. This race gives competitors the chance to run, cycle and kayak some of the most dramatic, breath taking and remote scenery in the world. Registration opens Jan 2017.

Contact: Elite Events +353646635512 http://www.questadventureseries.com/contact/ www.questadventureseries.com/race/quest-wales/

Entrance fee: See website for options. (advanced booking required)

May 20th Snowdonia Half Marathon Llanrwst +

Advanced booking required: please see Run Wales Website for further details and to enter.

http://www.runwales.com/events/snowdonia-half-marathon (advanced booking required)

May 20th Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon Starting at Llanberis +
www.snowdoniaslateman.com (advanced booking required)

June 23rd Run Fest Wales Rhyl, North Wales +

Entry fees: 5K: £14 Affiliated, £16 Unaffiliated, minimum age on race day 13. 10K: £20 Affiliated, £22 Unaffiliated, minimum age on race day 15. Half Marathon: £30 Affiliated, £32 Unaffiliated, minimum age on race day 17. All events will be chip timed. All runners will receive a quality bespoke medal and Tshirt.

Contact: Run Wales 07891 082261 race@runwales.com www.runwales.com BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: From £14 (advanced booking required)

June 29th - July 1st Snowdonia Challenge Betws Y Coed +

The Snowdonia Challenge is a brand new and unique event which started in North Wales in 2017. The only event of its kind in the UK! This challenge is not for the faint hearted, to take on the full challenge you will need commitment and determination to prepare for and complete this event. This is not just about challenge and adventure though.. Taking part in the first Snowdonia Challenge you will be part of an amazing experience where you will explore parts of Snowdonia you've never been before.. In the evenings you will get to hear the stories of adventurers from across the UK while sharing your own with others. Full event - 3 day walking event – 100km over 3 days Or if you'd like to be a part of it but can't commit to the full 3 days then join us for 1 or 2 days. Each morning we will start from the beautiful village of Betws-y-coed. There will be 3 different routes through the stunning Snowdonia mountains and forests starting from and returning to the same place each day. Routes will be marked, marshalled and guided along the way. As a community event 15% from each registration will be donated to charitable and community causes within Snowdonia National Park (details coming soon). You can take part in this event for a charity of your choice either as an individual or as part of a charity team. Entry fees 1 day £45 2 days £94 3 days £132 Charity place £120 Includes Full support throughout your challenge Gift bag from sponsors Fundraising advice and support Training and kit advice Entry to evening talks Teams - 4 people £400 (includes all of the above - teams of 4 must also provide their 'ground' own support team) We will provide details soon of team support packages available from us. Deposit of £25 will be required to secure your place.

Contact: Tracey Breese 07525 625375 hello@breeseadventures.co.uk www.breeseadventures.co.uk/events/snowdonia-challenge-2018/ BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: See description and web link. (advanced booking required)

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July 15th Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon Llanberis +
www.snowdoniatrailmarathon.com (advanced booking required)

July 21st International Snowdon Race Llanberis +
www.snowdonrace.co.uk (advanced booking required)

August 4th - 5th Snowman Triathlon Capel Curig +

Welcome to the Snowman, the UK's ultimate triathlon challenge! The race offers something for everyone from the incredible Legend 71.6 race, the two-day Snowman Savage, the stunning Classic Snowman and the breathtaking Sprint distance. We even get the kids involves at our Junior Aquathlon race! Read Less

http://alwaysaimhighevents.com/snowman-triathlon/snowman-home BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: From £70 (advanced booking required)

September 13th Conwy Honey Fair Conwy +

700-year old Royal Charter Fair, with honey stalls, plant crafts, farmers' market and home produce.


October 27th Snowdonia Marathon Llanberis +
www.snowdoniamarathon.co.uk (advanced booking required)

November 3rd - 4th Snowdonia Walking Festival Snowdonia +

More information to come shortly about this year’s walking festival.


Entrance fee: Walks from £15 (advanced booking required)

November 10th Betws Y Coed Trail Challenge Betws Y Coed +

Betws-y-Coed Trail Challenge was established in 2013 by not-for-profit community group Betws Ymlaen. Our aim is to stage an event that is challenging and enjoyable for the competitors and that showcases the stunning lakes and forests around Betws-y-Coed - the Gateway to Snowdonia. During the day we will also have a number of attractions for families and spectators around the village while the race takes place, including a junior fun run.

challenge@trailbetws.com www.trailbetws.com

November 18th Conwy Half Marathon Conwy +

Voted in the top 5 most scenic Half Marathons in the UK by Readers of Runners World”, This GREAT Half Marathon now in its 9th year and “already being regarded as a classic” The start & finish is on the quayside in front of the 700+ year old Conwy Castle. 2016 Saw over 3,000 runners take part, many PB’s were achieved. The route runs along the road adjacent to the Conwy River as it proceeds towards Deganwy beach and the West Shore Llandudno, from there it goes along church Walks towards Llandudno Pier, then around the Great Orme taking in views of the Isle of Anglesey, Puffin Island and the surrounding North Wales coastline, then back to Conwy and the finish line.

Contact: Run Wales 07981 082261 race@runwales.com www.runwales.com/events/conwy-half-marathon BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: From £30 (advanced booking required)

November 30th - December 1st Betws-Y-Coed Pantomime Betws-Y-Coed +

Further information to follow in the very near future. Pants shown in the memorial hall every year for the Nadolig celebrations.

www.facebook.com/pages/Pantomime/570391673065894 (advanced booking required)

December 1st - 2nd Nadolig Betws-y-Coed Christmas Betws-y-Coed +
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