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2017 Event Review: Goldrush Trail delights once again in Coed y Brenin sunshine

The 2017 Goldrush Trail race showed just why it is considered one of Coed y Brenin’s very best trail running routes Coed y Brenin last weekend as a…

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Ultra Trail Wales 2018: Save the date!

After 5 years of organising highly-successful events such as the Salomon Trail Marathon Wales, trail running specialists Runcomm Events have today unveiled a brand new race…

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Ultra Weekend News: First guest speakers announced

The 2016 Lakeland 100 winner, one of Scotland’s foremost ultra runners and ultra running coaches, the UK’s 5000 mile coastal circumference runner and a performance…

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academi Coed y Brenin – can you help?

Within two weeks of the launch the academi Coed y Brenin junior running group has seen a total of 37 youngsters between the age of…

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Young runners flock to academi Coed y Brenin

This weekend saw the first-ever session of the brand new academi Coed y Brenin, the all-new running club for under 16’s in the locality of the iconic Welsh…

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Buff Winter Trail Wales 2017 – Race Report

Advertised as the ‘summer’s best trail half – in winter conditions’, the 2017 Buff Winter Trail Wales event didn’t disappoint last Saturday. Coed y Brenin…

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Buff Winter Trail Wales 2017 – Race Preview

Now in it’s third year, the 2017 Buff Winter Trail Wales looks set to continue to put winter racing on the map at Coed y Brenin,…

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Run Shop Run goes live!

After over 2 years of trading at their Coed y Brenin home, Run. Coed y Brenin have today launched their online offering in the form…

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Run. Coed y Brenin Christmas period hours

We’ve had a few enquiries now on our opening hours over the next few weeks at Run. Coed y Brenin. Being a holiday destination we are…

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S/Lab Sense Ultra 2017 preview

In 2010 a concept was born whereby Salomon wanted to produce a shoe which was “a light running shoe upper with the minimum (but necessary)…

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Runners shown the way to go at the Trail School

Rounding off a highly successful first year at the Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School a full quota of 22 ‘students’ attended the first Navigation…

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Wonderful autumn weather puts Coed y Brenin runners in a night fever

Racing was phrenetic and partying was obligatory at the 2016 Petzl Night Trail Wales on Saturday. With over 300 trail runners enjoying some wonderful early-Autumn weather the Coed…

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Trail 10k brings new runners to Coed y Brenin

After a few days of good Welsh rain the trails at Coed y Brenin were in perfect condition as over 200 runners embarked on the…

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Trail runners go back to school and get inspired

At the second of the 2016 Run. Coed y Brenin Introduction to Trail Running – Beginner courses on Saturday participants once again left inspired and motivated to take their…

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Enduro Trail breaks new ground

A new chapter in trail running was opened in Wales this weekend, as the Suunto‬ sponsored Enduro Trail Wales test event took place in Coed y…

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‘Brutal’ 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales delights in Coed y Brenin sun

Big crowds, perfect weather, top-class racing and a stunning backdrop welcome home hundreds of trail runners at Coed y Brenin for the 2016 Salomon Trail Marathon Wales. The…

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“Everything we do has to be sustainable” – Salomon Trail Marathon Wales route update

Salomon Trail Marathon Wales have unveiled an updated second half of the marathon race route, with race organiser Matt Ward stating that the race has…

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Pre-registration live for Enduro Trail Wales

One of Run. Coed y Brenin’s most innovative events has opened for pre-registration. Advertised as ‘the evolution of trail racing’, Enduro Trail Wales is a new concept…

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Solid Goldrush as the sun shines on trail racers

The 2016 Goldrush Trail race at Coed y Brenin produced some sparkling performances yesterday, in spring sunshine and almost perfect underfoot conditions. After 10 days…

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Trail runners get an education at Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School

The first ever Run. Coed y Brenin Introduction to Trail Running – Beginner took place on Saturday 16th of April, as participants left inspired and motivated…

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Sarn Helen Summer Series returns for 2016!

After an memorable series of four time-trial themed events in the summer of 2015 the Sarn Helen Summer Series returns this summer to keep the trail runners of…

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Runners realise their dreams with Anna Frost

Global trail running inspiration Anna Frost returned to Coed y Brenin on the weekend of the 1st of April for a weekend of inspiration, education…

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Compressport to headline at Trail 10k Wales

Run. Coed y Brenin’s brand new race for 2016, Trail 10k Wales, has announced a headline sponsor for the event in the form of compression…

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Shoe Review: The Salomon S-Lab Speed – ‘Back to Black’

I suppose shoe review is a little misleading. I would like to view this as advice, a guide to help an informed choice. I won’t…

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Frosty’s back! New Zealand trail star to return to Coed y Brenin

One of the events of 2015 at Coed y Brenin was the Anna Frost Weekend, as the New Zealand trail running legend inspired trail runners…

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Buff Winter Trail Wales 2016 – Race Report

The weather was kind and the smiles were abundant as over 500 runners took to the trails of Coed y Brenin in Snowdonia on Saturday…

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Suunto Trail School day kicks off a year of learning

The first event on the 2016 Run. Coed y Brenin Trail School roster was received with great enthusiasm yesterday as delegates at the Suunto Trail…

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Goldrush Trail entries to go live

The Goldrush trail is one of the jewels in the Run. Coed y Brenin running trails offering. Not only is it challenging, but it also offers some…

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Put simply, Run. Coed y Brenin

As Run. Coed y Brenin gets ready to celebrate its first year, we have put together a promo video, in association with Natural Resources Wales, to give…

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Shoe Test Route opens at Coed y Brenin

This weekend saw the latest addition to the extensive network of dedicated trail running routes at Coed y Brenin, as the 1 mile Shoe Test…

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The race is on for the Anna Frost 10k

With around 2 weeks to go until the Anna Frost Big Trail Weekend runners have been bagging tickets for the events across the three great days at Coed y…

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Like the Wind breeze in for the Anna Frost Big Trail Weekend

Like the Wind magazine has made quite a mark since its inception in 2014. The authentic approach of owners Simon and Julie Freeman brought a…

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The Anna Frost Big Trail Weekend

Whether it is winning some of the world’s biggest ultra trail races, traveling to some of the most exotic and mouthwatering running locations of the…

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Run. Coed y Brenin Sarn Helen Summer Series

As the clocks go back and the days warm-up (hopefully!), we’re ready to speed things up at Run. Coed y Brenin. To add a bit…

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Rush and a push…

The Goldrush trail is one of the jewels in the #runcoedybrenin running trails offering. Not only is it challenging, but it also offers some of best…

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Night Runs resume

Happy New Year to all Night Runners. Tomorrow night (8th Jan) sees the first run of 2015. As it is super wet out there, and…

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#wearetrailrunning

Yes, in case you hadn’t noticed we rather like trail running at Run. Coed y Brenin! We believe that in today’s running landscape you can’t…