Fell & Mountain
CASTELL HOWELL INTERNATIONAL SNOWDON RACE 2022
Date: 16th July 2021
Start Time: 2pm
Race Organsier and Contact Details
SNOWDON RACE TEAM – SUPPORT@SNOWODNRACE.CO.UK
OR 07867 976 183
Entry Full - Reopen March 2023
4:30-8:30pm Registration Opens NEW Location – St Padarn Church, High Street, Llanberis
9:00-1:30pm – Registration Opens,Location – St Padarn Church, High Street, Llanberis
9.00- 11.30am – Registration for the Junior Races (2.10pm) in Community Centre (Gwynedd Council)
1.00pm – Llanberis Male Voice choir performance
1.40pm – Race Briefing from the Organiser ON THE FIELD
1.50pm – National Anthem from Llanberis Male Voice Choir
1.55pm – One minute of applause to Chris Smith past winners
2.00pm – START of 47th Castell Howell – International Snowdon Race ** ON THE MAIN ROAD **
2.10pm – Juniors Race Start, in field – In partnership with Gwynedd Council & Sport for Life ** On Main Road **
3.30pm – Junior Presentation on field (Gwynedd Council)
4.00pm – Main Presentation on field
5.00-7.00pm Post Race Meal for runners – Royal Victoria Hotel. Tickets available at the Hotel Reception
The race starts 2.00pm on the MAIN ROAD and finishes at Padarn Park, in the field, Llanberis. Location changed this year for 2022 (long story)
The main International Snowdon Race”, now it’s 47th year, is considered as one of the greatest in the world of mountain running, and attracts some of the best racers in Europe. For the 47 years its been organized by the local community and all voluntary members of the organization committee. That’s dedication for you.
On leaving the Main road (Start), follow the A4086 towards Capel Curig and turn right opposite the Royal Victoria Hotel. Continue over the cattle grid and BANG up the tarmac road and then join the main Llanberis to Snowdon footpath.
Follow the well defined path under the Half Way and Clogwyn bridges and continue to the summit of “YR WYDDFA”. Take extra care when running near the railway line. PLEASE Follow the in-and-out system to the summit and ensure that your number is recorded and make sure you cross over the electronic timing mat.
Please be aware – especially 2022 – of the walkers on the path as the path will be very busy.
Follow the same route back to Llanberis, taking extra care when crossing the main road by the Royal Victoria Hotel and along the main road to the finish line. Retiring competitors must report to the nearest Marshal and at the finish. Always keep to your left.
Race website and entry
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