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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:

Eglwys Santes Fair, Betws-y-Coed - Cyngerdd Corau Meibion . Nos Sul yn Mehefin, Awst a Medi.

Marchnad Hen Bethau, Betws-y-Coed - Bore dydd Iau yn yr Haf.

Ffair Llyfrau, Betws-y-Coed - Bore dydd Sadwrn.

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

February 23rd 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 3rd 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 16th 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 6th 6th Trail to be held in this amazing location. A 6km run, a ‘challenging’ trail run in the “Gwyllt” woods for March 16th 2019. 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 2019 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

March 23rd Great Orme Giant Walk. Llandudno +

10 MILES - BOOK NOW 20 MILES - BOOK NOW Due to popular demand the Great Orme Giant Walk is back for 2019! Treat yourself to this fantastic 10 or 20 mile walking challenge around the fabulous Great Orme, Llandudno. Accompanied by a fantastic group of people and looked after from start to finish by a team of professionals. 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 (weather permitting!). 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 (twice for the 20 milers) and finish 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)

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.

https://www.t-w-m.co.uk/

April 20th - 27th Zip World Fforest: Easter Adventures. Zip World Fforest Betws Y Coed +

A week of Easter events at Zip World Fforest Betws Y Coed. Please see website for details and to get yourselves booked in.

https://www.zipworld.co.uk/location/fforest (advanced booking required)

May 4th - 6th Llandudno Victorian Extravagaza Llandudno +

The Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza was founded in 1986 by Mayor Cllr Margaret Lyons, a small group of local councillors, Stuart Rivers and Ian Turner, under the umbrella of Llandudno Town Council, when it came to their attention that something needed to be done to secure the long term future of the Town’s ailing tourist industry. General consensus of opinion felt that this could be best achieved by an effort to attract visitors to bridge the lull between the traditional peaks in trade of Easter & the Spring Bank Holiday at the end of May.

www.victorian-extravaganza.com

May 17th - 19th Trefriw Walking Festival Trefriw +

Trefriw Walking Festival 2019 May 17th – 19th Award-winning Trefriw Walking Festival returns with more walks than ever! Discover the scenery, natural history and human stories of stunning Snowdonia on more than 20 different walks and experiences. 29 words Further information: Trefriw Walking Festival is organised solely by volunteers from the Trefriw Walkers are Welcome group and is Snowdonia’s most popular walking festival. Based in the heart of the historic village of Trefriw on the edge of Snowdonia, the festival has trails for every level, from mountain ascents to easy strolls. This year’s highlights include walks of discovery around Iron Age settlements, and along Roman roads, and delving into the more recent local history of the Dolgarrog flood disaster in November 1925. Experience a foraging walk for families, listen for bird song, learn about spring flowers, take a track up to one of our local lakes for a taste of Pack Rafting, or even an early morning ascent of Snowdon. All this alongside some of our favourite walks in the Carneddau range. As ever, all this exercise will build up an appetite for the now famous Cake Fest on Sunday afternoon! All our walks begin and end in Trefriw; the more remote ones using transport kindly provided by Plas Y Brenin National Mountain Sports Centre. All are led by experienced walk leaders and accompanied by qualified First Aiders. Trefriw Walking Festival won Conwy county’s Sports Event of the Year 2018 – recognition for all the hard work the volunteer team puts in every year to make the festival bigger and better each time. www.trefriwwalkingfestival.co.uk http://www.facebook.com/trefriwwalkersarewelcome contact.trefriwwalkingfestival@gmail.com

Contact: Gill Scheltinga contact.trefriwwalkingfestival@gmail.com www.trefriwwalkingfestival.co.uk BOOK ONLINE (advanced booking required)

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Trefriw, Conwy
May 18th - 19th Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon Starting at Llanberis +

A swim surrounded with mountains, a bike course in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park and a run through an awesome slate quarry - we challenge you to find a more iconic race than the Slateman Triathlon. The race offers a unique mix of incredible scenery and challenge with a carnival atmosphere that makes all feel welcome. Once again the Slateman will be delivered over two days. The four distance options of the Slateman: Sprint, Classic, Savage, and Legend available. Team relay categories are also available for both the Sprint and Classic race distances. The Slateman triathlon is a true test for any level of triathlete and one that's a must for your race calendar!

www.snowdoniaslateman.com BOOK ONLINE (advanced booking required)

May 19th 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)

June 1st - August 24th Summer evenings at Zip World Fforest. Zip World Fforest Betws Y Coed +

Evening fun at Zip World Fforest outside Betws Y Coed. Make the most of the light summer evenings and have an amazing adventure. Please see the website for further details and to book online.

https://www.zipworld.co.uk/location/fforest (advanced booking required)

June 8th 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.

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

Entrance fee: See website for options. (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 28th - 30th 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)

  • Snowdonia Challenge
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July 14th Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon Llanberis +

Welcome to the Snowdonia Trail Marathon 2019, a stunning Trail Marathon, Ultra Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k, starting and finishing in Wales's outdoor capital, Llanberis. The Snowdonia Trail Marathon is a challenge in every sense of the word. Ascending 1,685 metres over 26 miles of iconic and spectacular trails, this epic race will circumnavigate and eventually climb Wales' highest peak - Snowdon. The incredible route explores the trails, gorgeous panoramic views and tough climbs that make Snowdonia National Park such a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Visiting Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Nant Gwynant, Pen y Pass and Snowdon, there surely can't be a more striking trail marathon route in the UK! The Ultra encompasses 7000ft of climbing over 60km and visits the beautiful Cwm Tresgl and Cwm Pennant before rejoining the Marathon Route to ascent Snowdon. The half marathon option takes in many of the fantastic routes and trails as the half marathon, but ascends Snowdon via the Snowdon Ranger route, rather than the PyG track. The 10k skirts the base of Snowdon before returning past Dolbadarn castle and into Padarn country park and the heart of the Dinorwig slate quarries. As well as a fantastic day of racing, there will be masses to see and do to keep spectators entertained. This will include hot and cold food, music, a wide range of activities and loads of kids entertainment too.

www.snowdoniatrailmarathon.com (advanced booking required)

July 20th International Snowdon Race Llanberis +
www.snowdonrace.co.uk (advanced booking required)

September 21st - 22nd Snowdonia 24 Betws Y Coed +

Snowdonia’s brand new 24 hour individual and team challenge Challenging but scenic trail through Snowdonia’s Gwydyr Forest Complete as many laps of this stunning 10km trail as you can, and do each one at your own pace Take on the challenge by yourself or enter as a team Fully supported throughout the 24 hours by our team of qualified mountain leaders and ‘base team’ 24 hour first aid and emergency assistance Hot meals and snacks included Take home an exclusive, locally sourced Snowdonia 24 slate medal and some amazing memories.

Contact: Tracey Breese 07525625375 hello@breeseadventures.co.uk www.breeseadventures.co.uk/what-we-do/snowdonia-24/ BOOK ONLINE

Entrance fee: Please see website for individual and team prices. (advanced booking required)

October 3rd - 6th Wales Rally GB Wales Rally GB +

About Wales Rally GB is a stage rally motor sport event and, in 2019, is the 12th round of the World Rally Championship. The event takes place over four days of competition and each day is divided into a number of 'Special Stages' which are when the drivers race against the clock for the fastest time. For the rest of the event they have to follow a pre-set schedule on normal public roads to get them to the next check point on time. Branded as Wales Rally GB since 2003 when the Welsh Government became the principal funding partner, the rally is based out of a central Rally Village with competitive stages throughout north and mid Wales.

https://www.walesrallygb.com/home.php

October 26th Snowdonia Marathon Llanberis +
www.snowdoniamarathon.co.uk (advanced booking required)

October 26th - November 1st Ffear Fforest Halloween event at Zip World Fforest Zip World Fforest Betws Y Coed +

Come and join in for some Halloween fun. Please see website for further details and how to book online.

https://www.zipworld.co.uk/location/fforest

November 2nd - 3rd Snowdonia Walking Festival Snowdonia +
www.snowdoniawalkingfestival.co.uk

Entrance fee: Walks from £5 (advanced booking required)

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November 9th 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. For 2019 we are adding in a new challenge: a half marathon taking in double to ascent but also a second chance to take in the views.

challenge@trailbetws.com www.trailbetws.com

November 17th 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)

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