Welsh 1000m Peaks Race/Ras Copaon 1000m Cymru

Ras Copaon 1000m Cymru/Welsh 1000m Peaks Race

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Race description

The long course route starts at sea level near at Abergwyngregyn, GR 652728, near the foreshore of Conwy Bay, and goes via the summits of Carnedd Llewelyn, Carnedd Dafydd and Glyder Fawr,  Pen- y- Pass Youth Hostel, the summit of Garnedd Ugain to finish on the summit of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon, 1085m) that is, the ascent of the five 1000 metre peaks of Snowdonia.  

The short course starts at Ogwen Cottage, GR 650604 and goes via the summit of Glyder Fawr, Pen-y-Pass Youth Hostel, the summit of Garnedd Ugain to finish on the summit of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon).

If you are an experienced fell runner, capable of navigation and running confidently over rocky and rugged terrain, the fell races are for you.  Other competitors should consider the challenge events, choosing short or long to suit your fitness and experience.

Downloadable 2017 race information is available here.

Details of the 2017 Control Points are available here.

The Long Fell Race is for runners able to complete the long course within 8 hours

The Long Challenge Race covers the same route, allowing 9½ hours

The Short Fell Race is for runners able to complete the short course within 4 hours

The Short Challenge Race competitors should be able to complete the short course within 5 hours.

Challenge competitors are required to carry additional equipment.  Pairs may enter the Challenge Races.